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[uh, uhn] /ʌ, ʌ̃/
interjection
1.
(used to indicate hesitation, doubt, or a pause).
2.
huh.
Origin of uh
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605
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inarticulate sound, attested from c.1600; uh-huh, spoken affirmative (often ironic or non-committal) is recorded from 1904; negative uh-uh is attested from 1924.

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