Definition of uh-huh in English:


Line breaks: uh-huh
Pronunciation: /ˈʌhʌ


Used to express assent or as a non-committal response to a question or remark: ‘Do you understand?’ ‘Uh-huh.’
More example sentences
  • ‘Yeah sure, uh-huh,’ Bella replied, turning sideways to face him.
  • Fans from many cultures, in unison, chime in on cue, ‘Uh-huh, uh-huh!’
  • In the same song she turns around and shouts in a baritone, ‘You make me wanna uh-huh!’


1920s: imitative.

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