Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • interjection Used to express hesitation or uncertainty.

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  • interjection US Expression of confusion or uncertainty.
  • interjection US Space filler or pause during conversation.
  • noun An occurrence of the interjection "uh".

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ai haz had the pleshure of having bebbehs and sum tests maiself- iz educashunal to be on reseeving end of sum of dese treatments sumtimes- duz make u much more symp..uh, simp.. uh, unnerstanding of ur pashunts!

    u watch dis krap?? - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • uh bowt dat “soulforalleternity” ting …..uh…whel.. yew shure fur surten yew wanz da sole uv da mos ebil:evil:bengalboi in awl da wurl? et kums wiff awl da soles uv awl da poorlil kritturs keeled bai da ebil wun. williboi bee 10 nau an a berri, berri gud huntur – doze ayshun lepurrd kat jeans iz kwite straung inn hymn.

    Can’t talk now. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Yeah, uh, we were just kinda wonderin’, you know, if the public would, uh… like, want to know if some killer asteroid were, uh HYPOTHETICALLY going to like, you know, hit us any minute or something like that.

    BADA-BING, and some other shit.

  • Yeah, uh, we were just kinda wonderin’, you know, if the public would, uh… like, want to know if some killer asteroid were, uh HYPOTHETICALLY going to like, you know, hit us any minute or something like that.

    BADA-BING, and some other shit.

  • Oh, and do another interview in ... uh ... the phone is ringing.

    The Taxman Cometh

  • Mcgruff uh, is that tobey maguire south texas terror revenge of the nerds meets X-men directed by Seth Green hell no! Meli

    Seth Green to Direct Freshmen Comic Book Movie | /Film

  • They require constant and diligent user participation and the quality may vary wildly — starting with elements as simple as spelling (uh, is it “Hilton” or “Hillton”?).

    The Video Search Gold Rush | Impact Lab

  • But, uh, is there some escape clause here so that people can observe that Obama really is an extraordinarily gifted orator without sounding like jerks?

    Songs of Experience

  • Bakura buh-COOR-uh from a Korean term for "outside" that I picked up in Tae Kwon Do

    August CSFF Blog Tour: Kathy Tyers

  • Bakura buh-COOR-uh from a Korean term for "outside" that I picked up in Tae Kwon Do

    Archive 2006-08-01

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