[duh; often pronounced with a dentalized d]
- (used to express annoyance at banality, obviousness, or stupidity.)Compare doh.
Origin of duh
An Americanism dating back to 1960–65
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Examples from the Web for duh
She sees the error of her ways and plants a kiss on his nerdy, astronomy-obsessed brother, Neil (like Neil Armstrong, duh).Mad Men’s Game-Changing Midseason Finale, “Waterloo”: One Door Closes, Another Opens
May 26, 2014
Teens consume energy drinks so they can feel focused and energized (duh).Study Shows Energy Drinks Make Teens Lazier
May 8, 2014
They put him on the cover with the word “Duh” right next to his face.Why Is Louis C.K. So Funny? He Uses Humor as a Moral Compass.
May 2, 2014
But while the 'Girls' star showed off her body (duh), she could've showed a bit more range.Lena Dunham on 'SNL' Review: Very Funny, Very Dunham-y
March 9, 2014
Duh--she was dancing for T-Boz and Chilli during a live performance of "Waterfalls!"TLC Reunites for a New York City Concert. Dreams Do Come True
January 31, 2014
Swan, dúhwisch-scha (the whole run together; duh long and with emphasis; sch very short).
He disappeared in the hallway, calling back: "My duh Pottuh, good-night!"Harlequin and Columbine
- slang an ironic response to a question or statement, implying that the speaker is stupid or that the reply is obvioushow did you get in here? – through the door, duh
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