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hey

exclamation uk   /heɪ/ informal us  
A2 used as a way of attracting someone's attention, sometimes in a way that is not very polite: Hey! What are you doing with my car? Hey, are you guys coming to Angela's party?
More examples
  • Hey! What do you think you're doing?
  • Hey! Where are you two going?
  • Hey, you!
Translations of “hey”
in Korean 이봐…
in Arabic عَفوا!…
in French hé!…
in Turkish Hey!', 'Aaa!', 'Yaa!'…
in Italian ehi!…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於引起注意,有時顯得不禮貌)嘿,喂…
in Russian эй!…
in Polish hej…
in Spanish eh, oye…
in Portuguese ei!…
in German He!…
in Catalan ei…
in Japanese おい, ねえ(相手への呼びかけ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于引起注意,有时显得不礼貌)嘿,喂…
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