\ ᵊm or ᵊn, repeated and preceded by glottal stops How to pronounce uh-uh (audio) ; ˈəⁿ-ˌəⁿ\

Definition of uh-uh

used to indicate negation

First Known Use of uh-uh

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uh-uh was in 1888

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English Language Learners Definition of uh-uh

chiefly US, informal used to say no or to emphasize a negative answer to a question, request, or offer

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not being in agreement or harmony

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