Definition of huh exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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  1. 1people use Huh? at the end of questions, suggestions, etc., especially when they want somebody to agree with them So you won't be coming tonight, huh? Let's get out of here, huh?
  2. 2people say Huh! to show anger, surprise, disagreement, etc. or to show that they are not impressed by something Huh! Is that all you've done? ‘Try to understand.’ ‘Huh! What is there to understand?’
  3. 3(North American English) (British English eh) people say Huh? to show that they have not heard what somebody has just said ‘Are you feeling OK?’ ‘Huh?’ More Like This Exclamations aargh, ah, aha, ahchoo, ahem, aw, bah, boo, coo, d’oh, eek, eh, er, eww, gee, ha, hey, ho ho, ho-hum, hooray, huh, mm, oh, oho, oi, ooh, oops, ouch, ow, oy, pah, phew, psst, sh, tsk tsk, tut, ugh, uh, uh-uh, uh-oh, um, whoopee, whoops, woo hoo, wow, yay, yippee, yuck, yumSee worksheet.
  4. Word Originnatural utterance: first recorded in English in the early 17th cent.
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