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Definition of huh

huh

interjection

  • when used as a statement, "I see."
    Administrator: Your grades aren't sufficient to gain admission into the major.

    Student: Huh.

    Last edited on Oct 07 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

  • when used as a statement, "That's interesting."
    Person 1: It takes the light from the sun about eight minutes to reach the earth.

    Person 2: Huh.

    Last edited on Oct 07 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

  • when used as a question, "I don't understand."

    Last edited on Dec 07 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

  • when used as a question, "I didn't hear you."
    Person 1: <mumbles>

    Person 2: Huh?

    Last edited on Oct 07 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

  • a solicitation of agreement.
                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Acceptance", Wilfred (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "Trading Place", Family Guy (TV), Season 9 Episode 13 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

    Citation from "The 40th Floor", Warehouse 13 (TV), Season 3 Episode 8 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Dr. Ben / Nick", Louie (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 3 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Chapter 8", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 29 2011.

  • a general intensifier.
                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "Chapter 13", Eastbound & Down (TV), Season 2 Episode 7 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 20 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 20 2011.

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