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Meaning of “uh-uh” in the English Dictionary

"uh-uh" in British English

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uh-uhexclamation

uk   us   /ˈʌʔˌʌʔ/ informal
used in writing to ​represent the ​sound that ​people sometimes make to give a ​negativeanswer: "You didn't have ​time to get ​food?" "Uh-uh, no ​chance."
(Definition of uh-uh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"uh-uh" in American English

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uh-uhexclamation

 us   /ˈʌ̃·ə̃, ˈəəm/ infml
the written ​form of the ​sound that ​people sometimes make to say no: "Did you do the ​shopping?" "Uh-uh."
(Definition of uh-uh from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “uh-uh”
in Chinese (Simplified) 嗯,哼(表示否定回答象声词)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嗯,哼(表示否定回答象聲詞)…
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