uh-huh

interjection

ᵊm,
 or  ᵊn,
repeated and separated by the voiceless sound
How to pronounce uh-huh (audio)
ˈəⁿ-(ˌ)həⁿ,
(ˌ)əⁿ-ˈhəⁿ How to pronounce uh-huh (audio)
used to indicate affirmation, agreement, or gratification

Examples of uh-huh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At this point, nobody really knows how all of this will shake out — on account of the variables centered on the very thing that schools care the most about — uh-huh, money. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 27 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uh-huh was in 1858

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Cite this Entry

“Uh-huh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uh-huh. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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