American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- interj. Informal Used to express disagreement or an answer in the negative.
- interj. informal no
“Eight to one, the court said, uh-uh, we're not creating new classes of speech.”
“Ms. RODRIGUEZ: Well, here, you know, in its simplest terms, the federal government is saying, uh-uh, states - you know, Arizona, you can't do this.”
“We all have stuff in our family, and we usually say, uh-uh, not going there.”
“Prefered the original headline, Mr M, and you've set up "OK so we are different" very nicely, but in the words of the prophetess that don't impress me much (uh-uh huh-huh)”
“But babies, uh-uh, that wasn't in the cards at all!”
“Mines best, no mine is, uh-uh mine is, yours sux and you're going to hell unless you switch to mine...wah, wah, wah.”
“GROSS: So did any of the ex-cons or the FBI consultant at any point say to you, uh-uh, you're doing it wrong, it's like this?”
“DaleBanks: My larger frame almost makes it a certainty that I could overcome you physically. sambot5k: perhaps if you return home now, you will find your mother bearing tissues for your tears sethlipkin: Oh baby, you're NOT going to win, uh-uh, unless your total score, in the end, exceeds mine.”
“And Time Warner is saying, uh-uh, not going to do it.”
“Nope uh-uh, Mr. Nope uh-uh by reasonableperson on Friday, Apr 10, 2009 at 11: 28: 57 PM”
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