- (an interrogative utterance, usually expressing surprise or doubt or seeking confirmation).
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Contemporary Examples of eh
The year will start bleakly—really going out on a limb there, eh?Obamacare, Impeachment, Iran, and More Political Predictions for 2014
December 30, 2013
Would have been nice if they'd been anywhere close to this skeptical back in 2003, eh?Syria, Iraq, and Proof
August 29, 2013
It just ended with them in heaven and it was like, “Eh, okay.”Backstreet's Back! The Backstreet Boys on 20 Years, New Album, BSB Cruise, and More
June 28, 2013
And finally, according to our neocon war caucus, we're supposed to let this guy bomb Iran, eh?Netanyahu and E1: He Must Be a Double Agent
December 3, 2012
We actually had a hypothetical phone call brought up before the candidates were asked about a real crisis, such as, eh, Mexico.Foreign Policy Debate Live-Blog
October 23, 2012
Historical Examples of eh
Why did you pretend to me that you and your wife were alone in the room—when you had that there with you, eh?Within the Law
And you think Mortimer has turned out something like that; eh, Mike?
We'll have a champagne supper, with cider for champagne, eh, dad?
It is the fashion nowadays to postpone budgets as long as we can,—eh?Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
You couldn't have done much better yourself, could you—eh—could you?'The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby
- an exclamation used to express questioning surprise or to seek the repetition or confirmation of a statement or questionEh? What did you say?
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Word Origin and History for eh
1560s as an exclamation of sorrow; with questions, from 1773.