What does hmph mean?

Statement of disdain

Hmph is a term that mimics the sound made by an angry or stubborn person when irritated. It is used in response to someone to communicate that you are not happy.

The sound in real life is often accompanied by folded arms and a frown on the face of the person. It is often the sound a child makes when he or she does not get their way.


hmph, well I don't care what he says

When you don't get your way

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Updated February 22, 2018

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