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Meaning of "uh huh" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UH HUH

uh huh  [əˈhə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UH HUH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uh huh is an exclamation.
Exclamation is an expression or voice that reflects an emotion or exaltation.

WHAT DOES UH HUH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Uh Huh

"Uh Huh" is the first single by Boy band B2K, from their self-titled album B2K. The song was released in July 2001 and it debuted at number 37 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 20 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

Definition of uh huh in the English dictionary

The definition of uh huh in the dictionary is uh huh is used in writing to represent a sound that people make when they are agreeing with you, when they want to show that they understand what you are saying, or when they are answering `yes' to a question. A less emphatic form of `yes'.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UH HUH


uh-huh
əˈhə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UH HUH

uglifies
uglify
uglily
ugliness
UGLIS
ugly
Ugly American
ugly duckling
Ugrian
Ugric
ugsome
ugsomeness
uh
uh-huh
uh-uh
UHF
uhlan
Uhland
UHT
uhuru

WORDS THAT END LIKE UH HUH

duh
huh
kletterschuh
puh
Shluh
uh
uh-uh

Synonyms and antonyms of uh huh in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «uh huh» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UH HUH

Find out the translation of uh huh to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of uh huh from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «uh huh» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

uh huh
570 millions of speakers

English

uh huh
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उह हुह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اه هاه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

угу
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uh huh
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আহ হাহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

uh huh
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

uh huh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

uh huh
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ええとハァッ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

어 허
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uh huh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

uh huh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उह हुह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

HI-hı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uh huh
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uh huh
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

угу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uh huh
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

uh huh
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uh huh
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uh huh
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uh huh
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uh huh

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UH HUH»

The term «uh huh» is quite widely used and occupies the 43.167 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UH HUH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about uh huh

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UH HUH»

Discover the use of uh huh in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uh huh and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Honey in the Rock: The Ruby Pickens Tartt Collection of ...
-l- Ohjob, oh Job, uh-huh, Your cattle is dead, uh-huh, Oh what you reckon, uh- huh, Old Job said, uh-huh, Oh the Lord giveth, uh-huh, And he taketh away, uh- huh, Blessed be, uh-huh, The name of the Lord, uh-huh. -Chorus- Oh rock Mount  ...
Olivia Solomon, Jack Solomon, 2002
2
101 Three-Chord Children's Songs for Guitar, Banjo and Uke
He rode right up to Miss Mousie's den, uh-huh, Rode right up to Miss Mousie's den, uh-huh; Rode right up to Miss Mousie's den, Said, "Please, Miss Mousie, won't you let me in," Uh-huh, Uh-huh. He said, "Miss Mousie, will you marry me?
Larry McCabe, 2010
3
An Alabama Songbook: Ballads, Folksongs, and Spirituals ...
2 Ah,Job,Job, uh huh, Ah,Job,Job, uh huh, All your daughters dead, uh huh, Jes' listen at Job, uh huh, What Job said, uh huh, Oh blessed be, uh huh, The name of the Lord, uh huh. 3 Ah,Job,Job, uh huh, Ah,Job,Job, uh huh, Oh what you ...
Robert W. Halli Jr., 2004
4
Rivers of Sadness; Gladness and Fears; Struggles and ...
Mr. Frog went a' courtin' and he did ride uh-huh, uh-huh Mr. Frog went a courtin' and he did ride With a sword and pistol by his side Uh-huh, uh-huh! He rode down to Miss Mouse's hall Uh-huh, uh-huh! louder he rapped the louder he squalled ...
Barbara Myles Hampton, 2013
5
The Language of Outsourced Call Centers: A Corpus-based ...
her backchannel (e.g., “uh-huh that takes a lot of room”) which has the effect of agreeing or confirming the main message of the active speaker. Text Sample 8.7 Use of uh-huh as backchannels in Switchboard 〈xces:u〉: sometimes i i said i ...
Eric Friginal, 2009
6
Grandfather Stories: The Family Farm of the 1930's and 40's
Gentleman frog a-courtin' he did ride, uh-huh. Gentleman frog a-courtin' he did ride, A sword an' pistol by his side, uh-huh, uh-huh. He rode up to Miss Mousie's door, uh-huh. He rode up to Miss Mousie's door, Where he'd often been before, ...
Perry Treadwell, 2000
7
Emotion in Psychotherapy
uh-huh). It's like I, I feel like I've sort of gone past sadness — about two weeks ago, and past the snarkiness, feeling the fighting to just (T: uh- huh) (sigh) giving up (T: uh-huh). T40: I'd like you to give up now. Yeah. Stay with it. C40: (Cries ...
Leslie S. Greenberg, 1990
8
Building Fluency Through Practice & Performance: Grade 5
Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride, uh-huh. Frog went a-courtin' and he did ride With a sword and a pistol by his side, uh-huh, uh-huh, uh-huh. He rode right up to Miss Mousie's door, uh-huh. He rode right up to Miss Mousie's door, uh-hulh.
‎2008
9
Interdisciplinary Applications of the Person-Centered Approach
Rogers 32: Uh huh. The higher you go, the more likelihood of being assimilated, and you don't want to be assimilated! (D. Nope.) You want to be a black person. ( D. Yes.) Dadisi 32: And learn and teach about what are my interests, (R. Uh huh,  ...
Jeffrey H. D. Cornelius-White, Renate Motschnig-Pitrik, Michael Lux, 2013
10
Teaching Music Creatively
... hit it That's the way uh huh uh huh I like it uh huh uh huh That's the way uh huh uh huh I like it uh huh uh huh My name is Daisy and the game is netball Boys are never on my mind so That's the way uh huh uh huh I like it uh huh uh huh That's ...
Pam Burnard, Regina Murphy, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UH HUH»

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Listen to UK artist RØMANS' new single “Uh Huh” [STREAM]
Uh Huh,” the first official single from the U.K. talent, is familiar territory for the multifaceted artist who sings, writes, plays instruments and produces. It captures ... «STASHED, May 15»
2
Roc Nation Singer Romans Blends Genres On Debut Single
A signee to the Roc Nation/Def Jam roster, Romans makes his official U.S. debut this week with “Uh Huh,” the groovy, soul-charging lead single from his ... «BET, May 15»
3
Johanna Connolly, 3, from Dublin, nails Paul Weller's 'Uh Huh Oh Yeh'
The pint-sized rocker's rendition of Paul Weller's 'Uh Huh Oh Yeh' is probably better than the original. We concede that she doesn't quite know all the words, but ... «Metro, Mar 15»
4
Sims of Doomtree drops first track from "Field Notes"
A rapid-tongued, tumultuous rabble-rouser, “Uh Huh” finds the often topical Twin Cities native railing against finger-wagging conservative Christian groups. «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Aug 14»
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Uh Huh Her's sweet Future Souls music
In 2008, Los Angeles-based Uh Huh Her's Camila Grey and Leisha Hailey had just released their debut EP, I See Red (2007), had only played two dozens ... «The Coast Halifax, Jul 14»
6
Uh Huh Her brings 'Future Souls' to Lowbrow
Synthpop duo Uh Huh Her are ready to rock out with their locks out this Wednesday, June 4 at Lowbrow Palace. UHH, as they like to be called these days, ... «what's up, Jun 14»
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Music Matters: Uh Huh Her revels in independence
Camila Grey knows the reality of trying to make it in music. She has lived the life of a major-label musician and she also has survived the despair of being ... «Pensacola News Journal, May 14»
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Uh Huh Her struggles to reconcile homosexuality with religion
Most articles concerning L.A.-based electro-pop outfit Uh Huh Her quickly bring up the facts that this female-fronted duo is openly gay and that one of its ... «Orlando Weekly, May 14»
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Uh Huh Her album review: 'Future Souls'
Finely crafted but not especially futuristic, Uh Huh Her's “Future Souls” takes most of its cues from the 1980s. The third album from the Los Angeles synth-pop ... «Washington Post, May 14»
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Concert Review: Uh Huh Her at Turner Hall Ballroom (5/5/2014)
The Los Angeles based duo Uh Huh Her made their Milwaukee debut on Cinco De Mayo, a day you will remember. A shout out to opener, DJ Kim Anh who ... «88Nine RadioMilwaukee, May 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Uh huh [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/uh-huh>. Jan 2021 ».
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