uh-uh


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uh-uh

 (ŭN′ŭN′, ŭN′ŭN′)
interj. Informal
Used to express disagreement or an answer in the negative.

uh-uh

(ˈʌˈʌ)
sentence substitute
informal chiefly US a less emphatic variant of no1

uh-uh

(ˈʌ̃ˈʌ̃, ˈʌ̃ˌʌ̃, ˌʌ̃ˈʌ̃)

interj.
(used to indicate disagreement, disapproval, or the like.)
[1920–25, Amer.]
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I don't like songs that name-check people, especially your own group and so, you know, 'NSYNC has got the flow,' uh-uh.
He said: "As soon as I started lifting out the keys, I thought, uh-uh, what's this underneath the keyboard?
Describing the moment of discovery, he said: "As soon as I started lifting out the keys, I thought, uh-uh, what's this underneath the keyboard?
Our survey says Uh-Uh, but Debbie doesn't seem to care how close she nearly came yesterday to ruining her life and her children's lives, not to mention Chas's.
Our survey says uh-uh, but Debbie, right, doesn't seem to care how close she nearly came yesterday to ruining her life and her children's lives, not to mention Chas's.
They thought it was there, but the bank said uh-uh.
If you will allow any of my spellings, all three pairs, un-hunh unh-unh, un-hun unh-un, and u-huh uh-uh, constitute neat charadeantigrams and two are also tautonym pairs.
If you thought this was a name conjured up by some Cockney gangster nostalgic for the days when he and the family picked hops during the summer darn the Garden of England you'd be awarded a monster UH-UH from Les Dennis's Family Fortunes klaxon.
But the rural administrators, by a vote of 115-30, said not only no but uh-uh.
Pfeifer said not only no but uh-uh back in February when Pryor first demanded that he pay for the cleanup.
It kicks in when the bank sends me letters about funds or my card says uh-uh, in a Family Fortunes style.