(used as an exclamation of surprise, bewilderment, disbelief, contempt, or interrogation.)

Origin of huh

First recorded in 1600–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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an exclamation of derision, bewilderment, inquiry, etc
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Word Origin and History for huh

as a representation of a grunting exclamation, attested from c.1600.

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