\ ˈā How to pronounce eh (audio) , ˈe, ˈa(i) also with h preceding and/or with nasalization How to pronounce eh (audio) \

Definition of eh

used to ask for confirmation or repetition or to express inquiry used especially in Canadian English in anticipation of the listener's or reader's agreement

Examples of eh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So this was going to be the year of unpredictability and chaos, eh? Mike Finger, San Antonio Express-News, 11 Dec. 2021 In 2019, Troy Dye capped his UO career under Wilson before being drafted byt eh Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round. oregonlive, 10 Dec. 2021 Better pack an extra-long extension cord for that big boy for Indianapolis, eh, Coach Ferentz? Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, 28 Nov. 2021 Not bad for a film most American audiences probably have never heard of, eh? Andy Meek, BGR, 4 Oct. 2021 Todd Rundgren gave the light in Cleveland’s eyes a good look and said … eh. Devon Ivie, Vulture, 13 Sep. 2021 Never a dull day keeping up with the Kardashians, eh? Iris Goldsztajn, Marie Claire, 23 Sep. 2021 Steveson has taken advantage of college athletes' newfound ability to profit off their name, image and likeness, and winning gold has only increased those opportunities, eh said. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2021 Not this time: Rob Portman, the chief Republican negotiator, put out a statement saying eh, no big deal. Michael Tomasky, The New Republic, 9 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of eh

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eh

Middle English ey

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28 Dec 2021

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“Eh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eh. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of eh

used to ask someone to repeat something



Medical Definition of Eh

standard oxidation-reduction potential


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