uh

uh

[uh, uhn]
interjection
1.
(used to indicate hesitation, doubt, or a pause).
2.

Origin:
1595–1605

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Word Origin & History

uh
inarticulate sound, attested from 1605; uh-huh, spoken affirmative (often ironic or non-committal) is recorded from 1904; negative uh-uh is attested from 1924.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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UH
University of Hawaii
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