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ha–ha

play
interjection \(ˈ)hä-ˈhä\

Definition of ha–ha

  1. —used to express amusement or derision



Origin of ha–ha

Middle English, from Old English ha ha


First Known Use: before 12th century


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ha–ha

play
noun \ˈhä-ˌhä\

Definition of ha–ha



Origin of ha–ha

French haha


First Known Use: 1749


HA–HA Defined for Kids

ha–ha

play
interjection \hä-ˈhä\

Definition of ha–ha

  1. —used to show amusement or scorn




Learn More about ha–ha

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "ha–ha"


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