There are 2 main definitions of DH in English:

Share this entry

DH 1

Syllabification: DH

abbreviation

1Doctor of Humanities.
2 Baseball Designated hitter.

verb (DH's, DHing, DH'd)

[no object] Back to top  
Act as a designated hitter.
Example sentences
  • The news pre-op seemed more likely that Williams would be in center and Giambi would be DHing; does that change anything?
  • Like most regulars, Giambi dislikes DHing, and his productivity has traditionally suffered in the slot (200 OPS points lower from 2000-2002).
  • And Nick Johnson's work with the glove will probably convince Giambi that the free agent should take up DHing after all.

Definition of DH in:

Share this entry

 

There are 2 main definitions of DH in English:

Share this entry

DH 2 Syllabification: DH

noun

informal
A person’s husband (used in electronic communication): my DH would be glad to retire and spend his days fishing
More example sentences
  • I came home to a lovely meal provided by my DH.
  • This is the debut offering of my very own DH's blog!
  • DH doesn't smoke, never has and never will and all good luck to him.

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of darling husband or dear husband.

Definition of DH in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Related Words