Definition of pfft in English:



  • 1Used to represent a brief sound such as that made by the passage of a bullet or that of a small, muffled explosion.

    ‘Pfft! Pfft! Pfft! Bullets ricocheted around the room’
    1. 1.1 Used to convey the suddenness of a malfunction, disappearance, ending, etc.
      ‘then pffft, that was the last we heard of them’
    2. 1.2 Used to express a contemptuous or dismissive attitude.
      ‘pfft, I don't know what all the fuss is about’