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[uh-huh, uhn-huhn] /ʌˈhʌ, ʌ̃ˈhʌ̃/
(used to indicate agreement, confirmation, attentiveness, or general satisfaction). Unabridged
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  • "uh huh," grunted the treasurer and took a deep inhale of his cigarette.

    Nat Goodwin's Book Nat C. Goodwin
  • "uh huh," she replied, dodging the hand that sought her hair again.

    Fair and Warmer E. G. von Wald
  • The owner of the eyes sniffed, then spoke, apparently to his partner outside, — "uh huh!"

    Camps and Trails Henry Abbott
  • “Uh—huh,” confirmed Ellen, quite satisfied with the success of her coup.

    An Alabaster Box Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for uh huh


sentence substitute
(informal) a less emphatic variant of yes
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