Definition of drop one's aitches in English:

drop one's aitches

Fail to pronounce the letter h at the beginning of words, a characteristic feature of certain dialects.
More example sentences
  • Are we the only ones who drop our aitches and do we really say ‘were’ instead of ` was’.
  • If a policeman writes in why does he have to drop his aitches and sound gruff and arrogant?
  • When the soldier speaks he drops his aitches and several other letters.
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