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

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

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

Dictionary Entries Near uh-huh

Cite this Entry

“Uh-huh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uh-huh. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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