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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

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With luck and skill Nixon could exploit meh assessments of the job Cuomo’s doing in a way that lures him into behavior that will dent his personal favorability as well. Ed Kilgore, Daily Intelligencer, "For Purposes of Annoying Andrew Cuomo, Nixon’s the One," 19 Mar. 2018 What for some might have been a disappointment for Dire Straits fans was really a meh moment, in actuality. Chuck Yarborough, cleveland.com, "Rock Hall 2018: A look back at inductions' best, worst moments: Chuck Yarborough," 16 Apr. 2018 According to the usually very reliable Marquette Law School poll of Wisconsin, her favorability ratio has been meh bordering on not-so-hot for a while: 40/35 a year ago, 38/38 in June of 2017, and 37/39 earlier this month. Ed Kilgore, Daily Intelligencer, "Tammy Baldwin’s Tough Reelection Fight in Hyper-Polarized Wisconsin," 16 Mar. 2018 But has turned in mostly meh results in New York, including a loss to then-15-year-old Cici Bellis in 2014 and a third round exit in 2016. 12. SI.com, "2017 U.S. Open Women's Seed Reports," 23 Aug. 2017 Similarly, a group of captive baboons in Chile seemed decidedly meh about the eclipse in 1994. Jason Bittel, idahostatesman, "You can help scientists study how animals react to an eclipse," 11 Aug. 2017 There is only one unfortunate aspect of the story: the strawberries are decidedly meh. Jon Wertheim, SI.com, "Wimbledon is truly a treasure, but its classic strawberries and cream snack is not," 13 July 2017 So what makes some kebaberies so fab and other so meh? Daniel M. Jimenez, The Mercury News, "The Bay Area’s ultimate kebab shops," 9 May 2017

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1992, in the meaning defined above


2003, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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