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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
hey presto
Hey, girl, what's up?
Hey, those are mine.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Hey \Hey\, a. [See High.] High. [Obs.]


Hey \Hey\, interj. [OE. hei; cf. D. & G. hei.]

  1. An exclamation of joy, surprise, or encouragement.

  2. A cry to set dogs on.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

c.1200, implying challenge, rebuttal, anger, derision; variously spelled in Middle English hei, hai, ai, he, heh. Later in Middle English expressing sorrow, or concern; also a shout of encouragement to hunting dogs. Possibly a natural expression (compare Roman eho, Greek eia, German hei, Old French hay, French eh).\n\nÞa onswerede þe an swiðe prudeliche, `Hei! hwuch wis read of se icudd keiser!'

["St. Katherine of Alexandria," c.1200]

\nIn Latin, hei was a cry of grief or fear; but heia, eia was an interjection denoting joy.

interj. 1 An exclamation to get attention. 2 A protest or reprimand. 3 An expression of surprise. 4 (context US Australia UK Canada English) An informal greeting, similar to hi. 5 A request for repetition or explanation; an expression of confusion (see also eh, huh). 6 A meaningless beat marker or extra, filler syllable in song lyrics. n. (context country dancing English) A choreographic figure in which the dancers weave between one another.


Hey or Hey! may refer to:

Hey (band)

Hey is a Polish rock band founded in Szczecin in 1991 by guitarist Piotr Banach and lead singer Kasia Nosowska. It is one of the most popular Polish music acts of the 1990s.

Although Hey sometimes described themselves as the first Polish grunge band, their melodic, guitar-driven rock and eclectic appearance owed more to new wave and heavy metal influences; their first three albums contained songs in both Polish and English. During the band's mid-1990s heyday, they sold out stadiums throughout Poland, and attempted to break into the English-language market with a series of concerts overseas and an English version of their 1995 album ?. When this failed to arouse interest, the band began to write in Polish only, and gradually adopted a harder-edged, more industrial-influenced sound. Overall, the band has sold over 2.2 million album copies.

In addition, Nosowska has also enjoyed a successful career as a solo artist. She has released six solo albums that derive more from an electronica style.

Hey (Mitchel Musso song)

"Hey" is a cover song by American singer Mitchel Musso, originally sung by Gillmor, and second single from his debut album, Mitchel Musso. The song premiered on Radio Disney on May 15, 2009. A music video for the song premiered on Disney Channel the same day, May 15. It is also the singer's most successful song on both the Canadian and American charts.

Hey (Lil Jon song)

"Hey" is a single by Lil Jon featuring 3OH!3. It is featured on Lil Jon's 2010 album, Crunk Rock and was released as the second official single. It was also featured on the Jersey Shore soundtrack.

Hey (surname)

Hey is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Dale Hey (1947–2012), Canadian-born American professional wrestler better known as Buddy Roberts
  • Donald Holroyde Hey (1904-1987), British organic chemist
  • Jerry Hey, American musician
  • Jonathan Hey (born 1979), information scientist
  • Tony Hey (born 1946), British computer scientist
  • Vic Hey (1912–1995), Australian rugby league football player
  • Virginia Hey (born 1962), Australian actress
  • William Hey (surgeon) (1736–1819), English surgeon
Hey (EP)

Hey is the label debut EP by American rapper/producer Le1f, released on March 11, 2014 on the Terrible Records. The EP also marks the first official hip hop release for Terrible Records, aside from Solange's 2013 single "Looks Good with Trouble" that featured Kendrick Lamar.

Hey (interjection)

Hey is an interjection usually used in the English language as a summonsing or attention-getting device. It is usually marked with an exclamation point. It is also one example of an interjection that speakers may use to express surprise. Some, such as the American grammarian Goold Brown, have suggested that the interjection "Hey" could be a corruption of the adjective "Sigh".

It is also used as an informal greeting, similar to hi.

Hey (Flow song)

Hey!!! is FLOW's twenty second single. Its A-Side was used as the third opening theme song for the anime Beelzebub (manga). The single has two editions: regular and limited. The limited edition comes with a bonus DVD that contains extra footage. It reached #23 on the Oricon charts and charted for 2 weeks. *

Hey (Andreas Bourani album)

Hey is the second studio album by German recording artist Andreas Bourani. Produced by Bourani along with Julius Hartog, Peter "Jem" Seifert, Philipp Steinke and several other musicians, it was released by Vertigo Berlin on May 9, 2014 in German-speaking Europe. Boosted by the number one success of its leading single " Auf uns", it reached the top ten of the German Albums Chart.

Hey (Andreas Bourani song)

"Hey" is a song by German recording artist Andreas Bourani. It was written by Bourani, Julius Hartog, Jasmin Shakeri, and Philipp Steinke for his second album Hey (2014), while production was helmed by the latter. The ballad was released as the album's fourth and final single. It reached the top thirty in Germany and the forty on the Swiss Singles Chart upon its December 2015 release. A live cover version of "Hey", sung by pop singer Yvonne Catterfeld during her performance on the second season of reality television series Sing meinen Song – Das Tauschkonzert, the German version of the The Best Singers series, had previously reached the top twenty on the German Singles Chart.

Usage examples of "hey".

Hey for the mill and the kill, The garland and gear for my cogie, Hey for the whisky and yill, That washes the dust frae my craigie.

Toxtel sat on the bed, while Goss and Teague took the chairs, i hey spent an hour leaning over the map, with league pointing out topographical details.

Not noticeably Twinkie-like, but hey, enders hoick themselves into some odd mental configurations.

Hey, I bet if I walked in with some Luminol I could get your house to light up, too.

CRUCIBLF Mayl,2000 Salem Falls, New Hampshire T hey made her stand on a piece of paper and brush off her clothing, so that bits of dirt and leaves from the forest floated down.

Mate won the Stakes and from the maw-mouth of the Victrola the electric yoigle yurgle little thirties crooners wound too fast with a slam-bash Chinese restaurant orchestry we fly into the latest 1931 hit, ukeleles, ro-bo-bos, hey now, smash-ah!

Now what about that little problem I set you on magnetosphere induction generators, hey, have you solved that yet?

Gore wishes to see him in his room has a metter of hurgency at nine hey hem prompt.

In attempting to discredit the testimony of Elliott and Heys, who said no signs of burial were evident at Galley Hill, Oakley and Montagu offered several arguments in addition to their chemical and radiometric tests.

Hey, I like Lanny just fine, but, well, even he knew he was about as good-looking as the south end of a northbound spiny lobster.

Hey refers to two cases of synochus occurring in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, in women who had attended upon puerperal patients.

Rehearsal, the Earth, the Sun, and Moon are made to dance the Hey to the tune of Trenchmore, which is referred to in the above-quoted passage from Selden, as a lively and even boisterous dance.

The fanciful accusation was put out on a Bechtel Corporation news release, but hey, a corporate press release is better than a fact.

Wagner has shown in his music-dramas, and Hey in his vocal method, that by means of a proper division of syllables and correct articulation, the harshness of consonants can be toned down as much as is desirable.

Hey presto again, she was best-selling author of a monthly series of semi-fictional booklets with settings from Demerara to Siberia expounding all the principles of political economy.