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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"If there is a motion passed by MPs which says 'uh-uh', it would have zero legal effect," he said.
Uh-uh, don't skip ahead just yet, here's the quote:
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?
But uh-uh! just a minute - no one had thought to bring a light to flame the boiler, (where was John Walker when you needed a match?
But uh-uh. You're free to tweet what you want to tweet, and I'm free to unfollow whom I want to unfollow.
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.
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.
"End of the first quarter, Mike looked at me and I said 'Uh-uh. I'm going 48 tonight,'" Bryant said.
They thought it was there, but the bank said uh-uh. Oops.
For example, the ubiquitous yes/no grunts "U-HUH" and "UH-UH" and the common comic book onomatopoeias "POW!