uh–uh

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interjection \two əm's or two ən's preceded by glottal stops; ˈəⁿ-ˌəⁿ\

Definition of uh–uh

  1. —used to indicate negation

Circa 1924

First Known Use of uh–uh

circa 1924


UH–UH Defined for English Language Learners

uh–uh

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interjection \two əm's or two ən's preceded by glottal stops; ˈəⁿ-ˌəⁿ\

Definition of uh–uh for English Language Learners

  • —used to say no or to emphasize a negative answer to a question, request, or offer


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