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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Used to express hesitation or uncertainty; Also: Used as an exclamation of surprise, bewilderment, disbelief, contempt, or interrogation.

Usage examples (37)
  • Oh, and do another interview in ... uh ... the phone is ringing.
  • Bakura buh-COOR-uh from a Korean term for "outside" that I picked up in Tae Kwon Do
  • And Oprah's like: '' Nuh-uh, that is my territory! ''
  • "I-uh, that is-I mean, somebody has to do it, right?" for more
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