An interjection or prompt spoken by Canadians.

I am a Toronto born and raised Canadian. This is how eh is often used here:

Typically used to replace terms such as:

"Did you know?"
Ex:
Guy 1): "McDonalds replaced the double cheese burger with the McDouble on the value menu eh?"

Guy 2): "Really? Damn... those McBastards"

Often used to replace the word 'right?'
Ex:
Guy 1) "You're going to school tomorrow, eh?"
Guy 2) "Yeah, I try not to miss class"

Also replaces 'right' in the following sentence:
ImATwin ): Taylor Lautner is so hot!
sLaShK ) : I know, eh!

"You know what I mean?"
Ex:
Guy 1): "Im going to walmart to buy toilet paper"

Guy 2): "Get the thick stuff eh? Don't be cheap"

Guy 1): "Yes of course, no one likes that thin equate stuff"

"What do you think"
Ex:
Girl 1): I bought a new pair of TOMS. Cool eh?

Guy2): Yeah, they're pretty cool. I might buy a pair as well.

"Don't you think?"
Often used to ask for a response of agreement or disagreement, similar in meaning to "don't you think?"

Ex:
Guy1): Look at those dark clouds. It looks like there might be a storm coming eh?

Guy2): Yeah definitely, I'm gonna bring an umbrella

"What was that?" or "what?"
Ex:
Guy1): *inaudibley speaking, then guy 2 catches the end of the sentence "And thats why your so dumb"
Guy2): Eh!??
Often used when someone isn't paying attention, or to assure they're listening to you.

Scenario: Two guys watching the Leafs!

Guy 1): I'm gonna order pizza pizza

Guy 2): ..... *no response

Guy 1): I'm ordering pizza EH

Guy 2): Wha? Yeah ok... shhh the game is on
po Kurt the greatest Фабруар 22, 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??
po RexGibson Јануар 11, 2004
Literally, "That which I just said, is it not true?"
That sandwich you are eating is excellent, eh?
po Jake Gus Децембар 1, 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'
po K.M. Mennie Август 22, 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!
po go fuck yourself Октобар 7, 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?
po nebulai Јануар 4, 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"
po Anonymous Јул 20, 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.
po ducimus Август 20, 2005

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