Origin: Neopolitan Dialect (Naples, Italy). It has been used for over 100 years in Italy and has somehow reached the States and gained popularity.
Definitions are most of what has been listed on Urban Dictionary however the origin has never before been given.
Meh has many, many meanings. It's truly a lovely word though I must say Americans have not quite grasped the beauty of it.
Italian Example: Meh, damillo.
Translation: Come on, give it to me. (a command)
American Example :We're going to the mall, meh. (another command: we're going to the mall and that's final)
word of the day: May 22, 2007
Indifference; to be used when one simply does not care.
A: What do you want for dinner?
"The verbal equivalent of a shrug of the shoulders." -quoth me
"(While holding gun to their own head) Give me one good reason why I shouldn't pull this trigger!"
used in the greatest tv show of all time The Simpsons
. in the episode Hungry, Hungry Homer, bart and lisa respond to a homer inquiry with "meh". mystery solved
Homer: Kids, how would you like to go... to Blockoland!
Bart & Lisa: Meh.
Homer: But the TV. gave the impression that--
Bart: We said "meh".
Lisa: M-E-H. Meh.
Meh is used to describe any and every word possible, including:
look bitch i really dont care so just shut the fuck up
if you want
If you wnat
i dont want to really
i dont really care
no honestly, i dont care...
...and is never explained on which is actually used...
"you wanna come round mine?"
"whats that mean"
(told all of the definitions above)
"so which one? yes or no?"
"that a yes?"
"look please tell me"
An interjection used to imply indifference towards a subject; "a verbal shrug". This particular interjection has somehow become quite popular among teens, the reason for this popularity is a mystery. Other popular interjections are "bleh", "dah", and "mih". Usu. pronounced shortly, without eye contact or body movement.
"You wanna go to the mall?"
"Meh, I have nothing to do for the rest of the day..." etc.
This is a universal, non-commital answer to every question ever posed. Its the answer that deosn't actually give any answer.
"So, you wanna do something tonight?" "Meh"
"Done anything good this week?" "Meh"
"How was it?" "Meh"
A random word when people either don't know what to say, don't care, can't answer a question or are too drunk to form a coherent english phrase.
-Are you gonna come with us on saturday?