Pish in a sentence

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Definition of Pish

  • An exclamation of contempt.
  • To express contempt.

How to use pish in a sentence. Pish pronunciation.

Pish, I understand not the rhetoric (theoric, I should say), but I help myself somewhat by the practice.
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Pish! said Gymnast, a fig for your chapter!
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Pish, said the monk, that is not the reason of it, but, according to the true monastical philosophy, it is because my nurse had soft teats, by virtue whereof, whilst she gave me suck, my nose did sink in as in so much butter.
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Tush, pish, said Picrochole, you are like the Melun eels, you cry before they come to you.
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I had a consultation upon this point with my masters the clerks, who for resolution concluded in frisesomorum that there is nothing like to mowing in the summer, and sweeping clean away in water, well garnished with paper, ink, pens, and penknives, of Lyons upon the river of Rhone, dolopym dolopof, tarabin tarabas, tut, prut, pish; for, incontinently after that armour begins to smell of garlic, the rust will go near to eat the liver, not of him that wears it, and then do they nothing else but withstand others' courses, and wryneckedly set up their bristles 'gainst one another, in lightly passing over their afternoon's sleep, and this is that which maketh salt so dear.
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I did forget to tell thee how his wife, as soon as she had felt the finger there, said, in recoiling her buttocks, Off, yes, nay, tut, pish, tush, ay, lord, that is not the thing which should be put up in that place.
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None, none, psha, tush, blurt, pish; none can.
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Come on, move on, piss, pish, push on.
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I understand,-you are tired of these things; pish, man!-go down into the country, the green fields will revive thee, and send thee back to London a new man!
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Pish, how the pillow frets one!
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Arb_. Pish, did not I take him nobly?
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Pish, this is tedious, I cannot hold, I must present my self, And yet the sight of my _Spaconia_ Touches me, as a sudden thunder-clap Does one that is about to sin.
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Mr. Bird strode up and down the room, grumbling to himself, "Pish!
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The widow read the letter, and tossed it into the grate with a "Pish!
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And after tats and pishes innumerable from Mr. Trevanion, and sundry bland grimaces from Sir Sedley Beaudesert, they fairly gave in, though they would not own they were beaten.
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He uttered an impatient "Pish!" and turned away.
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Pish," said he, "there you are! rank again!
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The first Napoleon, dining at a table full of monarchs, when he heard one of them deferentially alluding to the Bonaparte family as being very old and noble, exclaimed: "Pish!
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Why do you pish, captain?
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Pish!" ejaculated Mr Raydon, contemptuously.
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Examples of Pish

Example #1
In this doubtful quandary and uncertainty what to pitch upon, he sent to the Areopagites then sitting at Athens to learn and obtain their advice and judgment.
Example #2
On the other hand, the cause of the murder seemed to be so natural, as to be grounded upon the law of nations and the rational instinct of all the people of the world, seeing they two together had feloniously and murderously destroyed her first son; not that they had been in any manner of way wronged, outraged, or injured by him, but out of an avaricious intent to possess his inheritance.
Example #3
This frock breaks both your shoulders, put it off.
Example #4
Ho, by G-, gentlemen, said the monk, there is a chapter in Statutis Ordinis which opposeth my laying of it down.
Example #5
Sirrah, page, bring me here my drawer (for so he called his breviary); stay a little here; haul, friend, thus.
Example #6
The hard breasts of nurses make children short-nosed.