haw-haw

Definition of haw-haw

 (Entry 1 of 4)

variant of ha-ha:2

haw-haw

noun
\ (ˈ)hȯ¦hȯ \
plural -s

Definition of haw-haw (Entry 2 of 4)

: a deep or especially loud boisterous laugh : guffaw
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of haw-haw (Entry 3 of 4)

: to laugh in haw-haws : guffaw

haw-haw

adjective
\ ˈhȯ¦hȯ \

Definition of haw-haw (Entry 4 of 4)

: marked by or given to the use of frequent haws as a habit or affectation of speech often associated with a southern British upper-class speech that famous haw-haw English accent— J. B. Priestley a kind of haw-haw way of talking— Clements Ripley

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History and Etymology for haw-haw

Noun

imitative

Adjective

reduplication of haw entry 4

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“Haw-haw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haw-haw. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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