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[uhn-uhn, uhn-uhn, uhn-uhn]
  1. (used to indicate disagreement, disapproval, or dissatisfaction).
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Historical Examples of uh-uh

  • "Uh-uh; he'd have gotten away, if you hadn't been on the job," he told Ritter.

    Murder in the Gunroom

    Henry Beam Piper

  • "Uh-uh," denied Dodo, wriggling free of Betty's embrace and looking at her earnestly.

  • Uh-uh—roughly—and I'm not sure—the fifth or sixth car back from the lead car.

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • "Uh-uh, she hasn't got a thing I want," Beverly laughed again, still lightly.

    Masters of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith

British Dictionary definitions for uh-uh


sentence substitute
  1. informal, mainly US a less emphatic variant of no 1
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