uh–oh

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interjection \ˈə-ˌō, usually with strong glottal stops before the vowels\

Definition of uh–oh

  1. —used to indicate dismay or concern

1971

First Known Use of uh–oh

1971


UH–OH Defined for English Language Learners

uh–oh

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interjection \ˈə-ˌō, usually with strong glottal stops before the vowels\

Definition of uh–oh for English Language Learners

  • —used when you realize that you are in a bad situation, that you have made a mistake, etc.


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