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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: A natural sound

huh

interjection
     
huh
1 used to show that you have not heard or understood a question:
'Carly, are you listening to me?' 'Huh?'
2 especially American English used at the end of a question, often to ask for agreement:
Not a bad little place, huh?
3 used to show disagreement or surprise, or to show that you do not find something impressive:
'She looks nice.' 'Huh! Too much make-up, if you ask me.'

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