hee-haw

noun
\ ˈhē-ˌhȯ , -ˈhȯ\

Definition of hee-haw

1 : the bray of a donkey
2 : a loud rude laugh : guffaw

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Other Words from hee-haw

hee-haw intransitive verb

First Known Use of hee-haw

1815, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hee-haw

imitative

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The first known use of hee-haw was in 1815

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