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Definition of "haw-haw" [haw-haw]

  • Variant of ha-ha1. (noun)
  • Variant of ha-ha2. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "haw-haw" in a sentence
  • "Sure, got him in the shallows, tryin 'to swim for it ... too much hot It ad in him for swimmin', though, haw-haw!"
  • "He'd got himself the Light Cavalry Brigade, which had sent a great groan through every hussar and lancer regiment in the army, and was even fuller of bounce than usual - his ridiculous lisp and growling "haw-haw" seemed to sound everywhere you went, and he was full of brag about how he and his beloved Cherrypickers would be the elite advanced force of the army."
  • "At this the servants burst into a horse haw-haw, in which, however, Raggles, who still kept a most melancholy countenance, did not join."