eh Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “eh” - English Dictionary

"eh" in American English

See all translations

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)







"eh" in British English

See all translations

ehexclamation

uk   // us   // US usually huh informal
used to express surprise 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 nice life for some!
(Definition of eh from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of eh?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “eh”

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

environment

the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More