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used to express indifference or mild disappointment


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

Examples of meh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web
These plotlines individually were good, meh, or bleh. Darren Franich,, 5 July 2022 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
Still feeling meh? Christopher Borrelli, Chicago Tribune, 25 Nov. 2022 The scent is stronger than the flavor, which is meh. Alex Beggs, Bon Appétit, 28 Jan. 2023 Because, after 20 years of meh performance I’m finally getting rid of them. Hugh Garvey, Sunset Magazine, 10 Nov. 2022 The Norwegian website is meh, serving as more of an ad for the cruise line. Marc Bona, cleveland, 31 Aug. 2022 The coronavirus is now better at infecting us and is a pretty meh match for the original shots that Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson produced. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 25 Aug. 2022 By comparison, the carnage in crypto makes damage elsewhere look quite, meh? Jj Kinahan, Forbes, 30 June 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use


1992, in the meaning defined above


2003, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of meh was in 1992

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“Meh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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