[uh-huh, uhn-huhn]
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Contemporary Examples of uh-huh

Historical Examples of uh-huh

  • "Uh-huh," said the Kid, who was present in the rôle of adviser.

    Old Man Curry

    Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan

  • "Uh-huh," he said, as if turning the matter over carefully in his thought.

    Erik Dorn

    Ben Hecht

  • "Uh-huh," says I, pokin' in some frostin' that had lodged on the outside.


    Sewell Ford

  • "Uh-huh, let's," she agreed, but in a severely practical tone.

    The Galaxy Primes

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • Uh-huh, and if you'd just let me see the man, I could tell in a jiffy whether he's Jack or not.

    Ten From Infinity

    Paul W. Fairman

British Dictionary definitions for uh-huh


sentence substitute
  1. informal a less emphatic variant of yes
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