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aitch

 (āch)
n.
The letter h.

[French hache.]

aitch

(eɪtʃ)
n
the letter h or the sound represented by it: he drops his aitches.
[C16: a phonetic spelling]

aitch

(eɪtʃ)

n.
the letter H, h.
[Middle English ache < Old French ache < Late Latin *hacca]
Translations

aitch

[eɪtʃ] N nombre de la h inglesa
to drop one's aitchesno pronunciar las haches (indicio clasista o de habla dialectal)

aitch

nh nt, → H nt; to drop one’s aitches den Buchstaben „h“ nicht aussprechen (= be lower class)˜ „mir“ und „mich“ verwechseln

aitch

[eɪtʃ] nacca
to drop one's aitches (Brit) → non pronunciare l'acca (iniziale)
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He sneered at Philip because he was better educated than himself, and he mocked at Philip's pronunciation; he could not forgive him because he spoke without a cockney accent, and when he talked to him sarcastically exaggerated his aitches. At first his manner was merely gruff and repellent, but as he discovered that Philip had no gift for accountancy he took pleasure in humiliating him; his attacks were gross and silly, but they wounded Philip, and in self-defence he assumed an attitude of superiority which he did not feel.
If you've got any drawing- room manners or a dislike to eating peas with a knife or dropping aitches, you'd better chuck 'em away.
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The Manchester United players are joined by local music artist Aitch, in the launch film for the kit.
TheManchester Unitedplayers are joined by local music artist Aitch, in the launch film for the kit.
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