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Meaning of “huh” in the English Dictionary

"huh" in British English

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huhexclamation

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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! humorous used to ​expressdisapproval: Huh, I don't ​think much of that ​idea! mainly US (UK usually eh) 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?
(Definition of huh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"huh" in American English

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huhexclamation

 us   /, hʌ̃/
said to show that you have not ​heard or ​understood something, or used at the end of a ​statement to ​question it: "Huh? What did you say?" "You called ​right in ​middle of ​dinner." "​Greattiming, huh?"
(Definition of huh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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