Examples of hey in a Sentence
hey, I won the lottery!
Recent Examples of hey from the Web
This gorgeous brasserie in Brickell is as lovely for a power lunch as a lingering multi-course feast of oysters, pasta, and grilled seafood with a bottle or two of rosé (Hey, why not?) Something not accurate?
But hey, New Orleans is only a coastal city lying below sea level in a state that loses a football field of land to the encroaching Gulf of Mexico every 100 minutes, so no need for urgency.
But hey, your colon's health is far too important to neglect.
A man that looked to be at least 15 years older than myself who was walking near me in the same direction took an extra step to catch up to me and put his arm around my shoulder and grabbed my breast, and said 'Hey.'
And hey, robots may be shopping for us online any day now, so might as well get ahead of the curve.
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Origin and Etymology of hey
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
HEY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hey for English Language Learners
—used to attract someone's attention or to express surprise, joy, or anger
—used to indicate that something is not important, that you are not upset about something, etc.
HEY Defined for Kids
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