Definition of Ha-ha

1. Noun. A loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing.

Exact synonyms: Haw-haw, Hee-haw, Horselaugh
Generic synonyms: Laugh, Laughter
Derivative terms: Hee-haw



2. Noun. A ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide lands without defacing the landscape.
Exact synonyms: Haw-haw, Sunk Fence
Generic synonyms: Ditch

Definition of Ha-ha

1. Interjection. An approximation of the sound of laughter. ¹

2. Noun. A ditch with one vertical side, acting as a sunken fence, designed to block the entry of animals into lawns and parks without breaking sightlines. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ha-ha

h band
h bar
h strand
h substance
ha
ha'
ha'nt
ha'nts
ha'p'orth
ha'p'orths
ha'pence
ha'pennies
ha'penny
ha'porth
ha'porths
ha-ha (current term)
ha-ha funny
ha-has
ha ha
ha ha funny
haad
haaf
haafs
haak
haapalaite
haar
haars
haarscheibe
haarscheibe tumour
hab or nab

Literary usage of Ha-ha

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1. Proceedings by National Speech Arts Association (1893)
"We may do this by lengthening the iirst sound, thus,(2) ha ha ha ha ha ha, shortening the second sound thus, (i^)ha,ha, and lengthening the third sound ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"Hey, ha ha ha ha ha. »° And came off with a ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ; High was my courage, but more my desire, Which fed my addresses with force, ..."

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