Definition of phut in English:

phut

exclamation

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

    ‘Phut! Up went the Roman candles, like distress flares’
    1. 1.1 Used to convey the suddenness of a malfunction, disappearance, etc.
      ‘we've all been there—you've just spent the last five hours carefully crafting a document and then, phut!’

Origin

Late 19th century: imitative.

Pronunciation

phut

/fət/