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Used to express annoyance, impatience, or disgust.
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- ‘My brain is in total shut down mode, a splitting headache, nose running, exhausted… pish.’
- ‘To put it into perspective, I used to spend hours - pish, days - solidly playing some of the ancient Amiga games.’
Natural utterance: first recorded in English in the late 16th century.
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