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Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
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See also EH, eH, .eh, and éh

English

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Pronunciation

Interjection

eh

  1. Used as a tag question, to emphasise what goes before or to request that the listener confirm or agree with what has been said.
    These hot dogs are pretty good, eh?
  2. Used to mean What?.

Usage notes

This term is stereotypically associated with Canada. Some uses of it outside of Canada can convey that you are trying to sound (sarcastically) Canadian. However, it is in wide use in many other parts of the world, including the northern United States, Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, and South Africa.

Translations


Ainu

Verb

eh

  1. To come, to arrive.

French

Interjection

eh !

  1. (signifying indifference or surprise)

Hungarian

Interjection

eh

  1. (indicates indifference, usually used as a reply alone) meh
  2. (indicates an obvious mistake) oh, no

Related terms


Norwegian

Interjection

eh

  1. uh

Synonyms

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