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English definition of “huh”

huh

exclamation     //
informal used to show that you have not heard or understood something: "So what do you want to do tonight ?" "Huh? What did you say?" Huh? These instructions don't make sense !Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections humorous used to express disapproval : Huh, I don't think much of that idea !Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections mainly US used at the end of a question or statement , especially when you want someone to agree with what you have said: I'll bet you wish you hadn't done that, huh? Pretty cool , huh?Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections
(Definition of huh exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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