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Definition of meh

 (Entry 1 of 2)

used to express indifference or mild disappointment



Definition of meh (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : not impressive : so-so a meh documentary
2 : apathetic, indifferent the movie left me feeling meh

Examples of meh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Interjection When Family Music Forward first said this is wrong, Billboard, Rolling Stone and NPR were like, meh. Frank Digiacomo, Billboard, 11 Mar. 2021 First of all, COVID-19 cases are blossoming in the United Kingdom; second, the song is, well, meh. Los Angeles Times, 21 Dec. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Sudfeld, 28, is a 2016 sixth-round pick who didn’t play a snap last season, has just 37 regular-season attempts and has a meh career preseason passer rating (84.7). Eric Branch, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2022 Lauryn Kahn’s keep-you-guessing script captures the humiliation of the whole dating routine with a typically meh opening meet-up. Peter Debruge, Variety, 21 Jan. 2022 Early data suggest that while two doses of an mRNA vaccine deliver kind of meh protection against Omicron infection, tacking on another dose brings the body back to a Delta-like benchmark. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 17 Dec. 2021 Some people loved it, some people hated it, some people were meh about the season in general, and some were just spellbound by the ineffable beauty of J. Smith-Cameron’s Gerri Kellman. Emma Specter, Vogue, 13 Dec. 2021 Our vaccines may turn out to be a meh match for this variant; vaccine makers might rush to update their shots. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 2 Dec. 2021 Like sibling platform Prime Video, the overall IMDb TV interface is super basic and does a meh job making content stand out. Eric Vilas-boas And Josef Adalian, Vulture, 27 Oct. 2021 Why be boring in a basic black brogue or meh mid-heeled pump? Steff Yotka, Vogue, 14 Oct. 2021 For the second straight game against the Cardinals, the first being their December win, the 49ers made Kyler Murray look meh, at least by his standards. Eric Branch, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of meh


1992, in the meaning defined above


2003, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Meh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meh. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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