aitchnoun [ C ]uk /eɪtʃ/ us /eɪtʃ/
› the letter "h" written as a word
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.