a grunt of incomprehension; often used as a rejoinder, implying that the first speaker is stupid; often in positive or negative phrs. well, duh! or no, duh!
|(con. 1950s) Age of Rock 2 (1970) 100: Duhhhh! You’re so dumb, you think manual labor is President of Cuba.‘The Fifties’ in Eisen|
|Campus Sl. Fall 3: duh, duh, duh – etc. Mark was telling me that he got his shirt from Atlanta and his pants from this store and duh, duh, duh.|
|Lockie Leonard, Legend (1998) 187: ‘There’s noone around,’ said Lockie [...] ‘Only the police, Lockie,’ said Phillip. ‘Like, duh!’.|
|Online Sl. Dict. 🌐 no-duh 1. a sarcastic response used when someone states the obvious. (Statement: ‘Don’t run that red light.’ Response: ‘No-duh.’ Statement: ‘I bet it hurt when you got shot in the chest.’ Response: ‘No-duh.’).|
|Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightdress 213: That’s like, hello? No, actually, it’s more like Duuuhhh!|
|Constitutionally Speaking (S. Afr.) 28 Oct. 🌐 As fvor Zapiro — a double ‘duh!’ is in order’.|