Meaning of “aitch” in the English Dictionary


"aitch" in English

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aitchnoun [ C ]

uk /eɪtʃ/ us /eɪtʃ/

Examples from literature

  • "I admit he's a genius, but—he drops his aitches." 
  • For they mostly dropped their aitches, and they always looked so warm. 
  • She had a pleasant voice, this friend of Sylvia's, and she spoke English well, even if she did drop her aitches! 
  • Though she spoke with a very bad accent and dropped her aitches, her English was quick and colloquial. 
  • You said he drops his aitches. 

(Definition of “aitch” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)