interjection \a grunt articulated as a syllabic m or n with a voiceless onset, or as the syllable ˈor ˈhəⁿ, often ending in a glottal stop, and uttered with a range of intonations; often read as ˈhə\

—used at the end of a statement to ask whether someone agrees with you

—used when you have not heard or understood something that was said

—used to show surprise, disbelief, or disapproval

Full Definition of HUH

—used to express surprise, disbelief, or confusion, or as an inquiry inviting affirmative reply

Origin of HUH

imitative of a grunt
First Known Use: 1608


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