- huh as a representation of a grunting exclamation, attested from c.1600.
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huh — [ hʌ ] interjection INFORMAL * 1. ) used for asking someone to repeat something because you did not hear what they said: Did you enjoy it? Huh? Did you enjoy the film? 2. ) used after you have said something to show you are asking for agreement:… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Huh — may refer to: *huH, a defunct US music magazine popular during the 1990s *Huh (god), from Egyptian mythological system, Ogdoad *Huh (name) or Heo, a Korean family nameee also*Hu (disambiguation) *HU (disambiguation) … Wikipedia
huh — [hʌh, hʌ] interjection [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: A natural sound] 1.) used to show that you have not heard or understood a question ▪ Carly, are you listening to me? Huh? 2.) especially AmE used at the end of a question, often to ask for… … Dictionary of contemporary English
HuH — was a popular music magazine in the United States during the 1990s. It was published by Ray Gun Publishing, Inc. based in Santa Monica, California and owned by Time Warner. It was launched in 1994 as a new business venture concept in a mixed… … Wikipedia
hüh! — 〈Int.; Ruf an Zugtiere〉 oV hü! 1. vorwärts 2. links ● man kann nicht miteinander arbeiten, wenn der eine hüh!, der andere hott sagt wenn man entgegengesetzter Meinung ist, wenn einander widersprechende Anweisungen, Instruktionen gegeben werden;… … Universal-Lexikon
huh — huh: ↑ hu. * * * huh: hu! … Universal-Lexikon
hüh — hüh: ↑ hü. * * * huh: hu! … Universal-Lexikon
huh-uh — • huh uh • hum um • uh uh adv informal No. Used only in speech or to record dialogue. Did Mary come? Huh uh. Is it raining out? Uh uh. Contrast: uh uh … Словарь американских идиом
huh — huh; huh·ner; … English syllables
huh! — 〈Int.〉 = hu! … Universal-Lexikon