eh Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “eh” in the English Dictionary

"eh" in British English

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ehexclamation

uk   us   // (US usually huh) informal
used to ​expresssurprise or ​confusion, to ​ask someone to ​repeat what they have said, or as a way of getting someone to give some ​type of ​reaction to a ​statement that you have made: "Janet's ​leaving her ​husband." "Eh?" "Did you ​hear what I said?" "Eh? Say it again - I wasn't ​listening." Going ​overseas again, eh? It's a ​nicelife for some!
(Definition of eh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"eh" in American English

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ehexclamation

 us   /, e/ Cdn infml
used as a ​pause in ​conversation: So I’m ​speeding down the TransCanada, eh, and I ​look in my ​mirror and ​see this ​Mountie, eh.
(Definition of eh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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