[ huh ]
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  1. (used as an exclamation of surprise, bewilderment, disbelief, contempt, or interrogation.)

Origin of huh

First recorded in 1600–10

Words Nearby huh Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use huh in a sentence

  • "Uh-huh, that must be it," said Betty, with an unruffled good-nature that made Grace secretly ashamed of herself.

  • "huh," grunted Mollie, as she flung herself upon Old Nick's back and patted him soothingly.

  • Never saw my suit case, never noticed the different numbers, never got next to the chains—huh!

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  • "huh, he didn't seem to want befriending very much when we saw him," said Mollie.

  • A-huh' Then if we ran up ag'in' Carmichael or some such fellar—would you be suckin' your finger like a baby?

British Dictionary definitions for huh


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  1. an exclamation of derision, bewilderment, inquiry, etc

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