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



; NAmE
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the way of writing the sound that people make when they understand or agree with what you have said, when they want you to continue or when they are answering ‘Yes’ ‘Did you read my note?’ ‘Uh-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. Word Origin1920s: imitative.
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