a word mostly used by canadians and used when your confused or asking a question
Liz: Whats up my canadian?
Mikey: Eh?
από Mikey_Man11 17 Φεβρουάριος 2010
An interjection or prompt spoken by Canadians.
Equivalent to the American "huh?" or "right?"
Usually used to prompt a person to respond to what was said. or to indicate a lack of understanding.
1) Joe: That girl is hot, eh?
Dave: You're damn right.

2) Dave: The dog is red and the sky is grey.
Joe: Eh??
από RexGibson 11 Ιανουάριος 2004
Literally, "That which I just said, is it not true?"
That sandwich you are eating is excellent, eh?
από Jake Gus 1 Δεκέμβριος 2004
An interjection popular in Canadian speech. According to linguists, a "politeness marker."

Adding "eh" to a sentence can indicate the speaker's willingness to accept dissent or to invite further discussion. Has been referred to as an "articulated question mark."

The interpretation of "eh" as carrying meaning beyond other routine interjections (huh?) is supposed to be uniquely Canadian. "Ascertaining the comprehension, continued interest, agreement, etc., of the person or persons addressed" is how the Canadian Oxford Dictionary puts it.
"Let's do something, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'do you agree?'
"We could get a pizza, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'if you would like to'
"I don't know about that, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'but perhaps I might be convinced if you explained further'
"What's that, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'I would appreciate, friend of mine, hearing your interpretation'
"The beer's cheap here, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'so what would you like to do about that'
"It's after last call, eh?" -- where 'eh' is 'were you aware'
από K.M. Mennie 22 Αύγουστος 2006
The Canadian word that can change any sentence into a question. (no matter what)
American Way:
<John> Pass me a beer!
<Tim> Aight...

Canadian Way:
<John> Pass me a beer, eh?
<Tim> No thanks
<John> Eh?

Pirate Way:
<Captain John> Hand o'er the rum.
<1st Mate Tim> Aye!
από go fuck yourself 7 Οκτώβριος 2004
the proud Canadian saying for basically anything like right?, do you?, isn't it, etc.

(and as a t-shirt said:
why do Canadians say 'EH'?
B/C IT'S BETTER THAN SAYING 'HUH')
person: that's pretty cool, eh?
από nebulai 4 Ιανουάριος 2004
a word used to make someone agree with you, also many americans think canadians say it in every sentance while americans say it just as much as canadians.
"that movie was pretty good, eh?"
"yeah it wasn't bad"
από Anonymous 20 Ιούλιος 2003
A Canadian term, used at the end of a scentence which means, "do you understand?" or "do you agree?"
the Leafs are gonna win the cup fer sure, eh?

"the cup" = "Lord Stanley's Mug" = the Stanley Cup, champoinship trophy in the NHL.
από ducimus 20 Αύγουστος 2005

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