Definition of “uh” - English Dictionary

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“uh” in British English

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uhexclamation

uk /ɜː/ /ʌ/ us /ɜː/ /ʌ/

used in writing to represent the sound that people sometimes make when they are thinking what to say next:

It's not too far - it's about, uh, five miles from here.

(Definition of “uh” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“uh” in American English

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uhexclamation

us /ʌ, ə/ also um, /ʌm, əm/

the written form of the sound people sometimes make when they pause in speaking, thinking of what to say next or how to say it:

I try not to, uh, rely on my parents.

(Definition of “uh” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)