a word mostly used by canadians and used when your confused or asking a question
Liz: Whats up my canadian?
Mikey: Eh?
viết bởi Mikey_Man11 17 Tháng hai, 2010
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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??
viết bởi RexGibson 11 Tháng một, 2004
Literally, "That which I just said, is it not true?"
That sandwich you are eating is excellent, eh?
viết bởi Jake Gus 01 Tháng mười hai, 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'
viết bởi K.M. Mennie 22 Tháng tám, 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!
viết bởi go fuck yourself 07 Tháng mười, 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?
viết bởi nebulai 04 Tháng một, 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"
viết bởi Anonymous 20 Tháng bảy, 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.
viết bởi ducimus 20 Tháng tám, 2005

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