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duh

[ duh; often pronounced with a dentalized d ]
/ dʌ; often pronounced with a dentalized d /
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interjection
(used to express annoyance at banality, obviousness, or stupidity.)Compare doh.
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Origin of duh

An Americanism dating back to 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for duh

duh
/ (dɜː) /

interjection
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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