from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. Used in asking a question or in seeking repetition or confirmation of a statement.
  • interj. Chiefly Canadian Used to ascertain or reinforce a listener's interest or agreement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • interj. Used as a tag question, to emphasise what goes before or to request that the listener express an opinion about what has been said.
  • interj. In isolation, a request for repetition or clarification of what has just been said. Compare what, pardon.
  • interj. an interjection used to ascertain the continued attention of an individual addressed by the speaker
  • adj. Of bad quality.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interj. An expression of inquiry or slight surprise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An interrogative exclamation expressive of inquiry, doubt, or slight surprise.
  • n. An abbreviation of electrical horse power.


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