interjection Etymology: imitative of a grunt Date: 1608 — used to express surprise, disbelief, or confusion, or as an inquiry inviting affirmative reply

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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 — huh; huh·ner; …   English syllables

  • huh! — 〈Int.〉 = hu! …   Universal-Lexikon

  • huh — as a representation of a grunting exclamation, attested from c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

  • hüh — hüh·ner·ko·bel·ite; …   English syllables

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