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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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WHAT DOES UH-HUH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Uh-huh (John Mellencamp album)

Uh-Huh is an 1983 album by John Cougar Mellencamp, a stage name for John Mellencamp. It was Mellencamp's seventh album and the first in which he used his real last name. It charted at #9 on the Billboard 200. Uh-Huh contained three Top 20 Billboard Hot 100 hits: "Crumblin' Down", "Authority Song", and "Pink Houses". In 1989, it was ranked #32 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the The 100 Greatest Albums of the 80's. The remastered version was released March 29, 2005 on Mercury/Island/UMe and includes one bonus track.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UH-HUH

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ugliness
UGLIS
ugly
Ugly American
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Ugrian
Ugric
ugsome
ugsomeness
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uh-uh
UHF
uhlan
Uhland
UHT
uhuru

WORDS THAT END LIKE UH-HUH

duh
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Shluh
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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
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هاه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ага
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

nichts da
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フンフン
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

இம்-ஹம்
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

Acha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ага
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 43.168 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uh-huh is used in the context of the following news items.
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You'll be all shook up, uh-huh-huh
Take a couple of dozen smash-hit songs from the King, a cast of class and a production team used to filling theatres with on-stage delights including Jersey Boys ... «Milton Keynes Citizen, Jul 15»
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Country music video depicts 'nurse' in heels, tiny white dress. Uh-huh
Brett Eldredge delivers good songs with a good voice. I like him. Really. But his new video for "Lose My Mind," made me want to lose my lunch. Why? Probably ... «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
3
Uh-huh: Rules will be strict and strident for frozen berries imported …
Australian bureaucrats apparently don't know hepatitis A is only transmitted amongst humans – it does not go through animals. FROZEN BERRIES RECALL ... «Barfblog, May 15»
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Does Hillary Clinton Suffer From 'Uh-huh' Syndrome? [VIDEO]
The room was set up for the TV cameras, a U-shaped table set up with an open end opposite the candidate and “the boss” of the company for the best angle. «Daily Caller, Apr 15»
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Music, dancing? Check. Boiled cabbage? Uh-huh.
You only have to do it once a year, but you have to do it. And the time is now. Go find some traditional Irish music, preferably live, drink green beer and, if you can ... «Concord Monitor, Mar 15»
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Distracted much? Uh-huh, that's nice.
Kaitlyn Dever, background, and Jennifer Garner appear in a scene from "Men, Women & Children," a newly released film that follows several high school ... «Daily Herald, Nov 14»
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Uncle Kanye would be proud! Kourtney Kardashian's son Mason …
The four-year-old was spotted out in Los Angeles on Monday wearing a T-shirt featuring an image of his new uncle and the words 'uh-huh honey' - lyrics from ... «Daily Mail, Aug 14»
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Kanye West, Kim Kardashian "Bound 2" Video: "I'm Speechless …
Lee is the former teen singer from the 1950s and '60s behind "Uh-huh, Honey," the infectious spoken word lyric from Lee's 1960 hit "Sweet Nothin's" that West ... «E! Online, Nov 13»
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Not Fade Away: John Mellencamp Reclaims His Name (And …
Here, we focus on John Mellencamp's 'Uh-huh' — recorded when he was called “John Cougar Mellencamp” — as it turns 30. Radio.com spoke with ... «K-Earth 101 FM, Nov 13»
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30 Years Ago: John Cougar Mellencamp Releases 'Uh-Huh'
8, 1983, 'Uh-Huh' announced Mellencamp's break with the past right away, by adding his real-life surname to the 'Johnny Cougar' stage moniker under which ... «Ultimate Classic Rock, Nov 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Uh-Huh [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/uh-huh-1>. Jan 2021 ».
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