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ha-ha 1

 (hä′hä′) also haw-haw (hô′hô′)
n.
A sound made in imitation of laughter.
interj.
Used to express amusement or scorn.

ha-ha 2

 (hä′hä′) also haw-haw (hô′hô′)
[French, exclamation of surprise, ha-ha (from its being designed not to be seen until closely approached).]
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ha-ha

(ˈhɑː ˈhɑː) or

haw-haw

interj
1. a representation of the sound of laughter
2. an exclamation expressing derision, mockery, surprise, etc

ha-ha

(ˈhɑː hɑː) or

haw-haw

n
(Agriculture) a wall or other boundary marker that is set in a ditch so as not to interrupt the landscape
[C18: from French haha, probably based on ha! ejaculation denoting surprise]
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ha-ha1

(ˈhɑˈhɑ, ˌhɑˈhɑ)

interj.
(used as an exclamation or representation of laughter, as in expressing amusement or derision.)
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English; of imitative orig.]

ha-ha2

(ˈhɑˌhɑ)

n.
[1705–15; < French haha]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ha-ha - a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
laugh, laughter - the sound of laughing
2.ha-ha - a ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide lands without defacing the landscape
ditch - a long narrow excavation in the earth
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ha-ha

noun
Slang. Words or actions intended to excite laughter or amusement:
Informal: funny, gag.
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Translations

ha-ha

[ˈhɑːˈhɑː] EXCL¡ja, ja!
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ha-ha

interjha, ha
n (= fence)versenkter Grenzzaun
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Amid chants of "Har Har Gange", devotees including a fair sprinkling of foreigners, watched awestruck as "naga sadhus" with their matted hair, ash-smeared naked bodies adorned with garlands of marigold and "rudraksh" moved in processions with their "shrimahants" and "mahamandaleshwars" perched atop decorated chariots, horses and elephants.
The fashion doll, called Clawdeen Wolf (har har, get it?), describes her hair-removal regimen in the package's character description: "My hair is worthy of a shampoo commercial, and that's just what grows on my legs.
Waseem Bareilvi, famous for his subtle rendition of verses, had a fine connect with the audience: Kaun si baat kahan jati hai, ye saleeqa ho to har baat suni jati hai and mujhe bujhaa de, meraa dard mukhtasar kar de Eoe1/4" main is ummiid pe duubaa ke tuu bachaa legaa Eoe1/4" apne har har lafz ka khud aaiinaa ho jaaoongaa.
Looks like all the celebs are setting the record straight (har har har) these days:
Weeds embodies this concept, but not in the obvious way (um, white suburban mom as weed dealer, hardy har har): its humor is dry, sometimes flat, and lurks in unexpected corners.
One question asks, "How long does the DeLuxe (fruitcake) last?" Their answer: "Oh, about 10 minutes after it's unwrapped." Har har har.
BATCH: Already BEEN inside, avenee, har har. Gerrit?
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"Can you imagine a woman with PMS and her finger on the nuclear missile button, har har har?" Apparently, we lose our grip on sanity every four weeks, become obsessive sometime in our 30s as our lonely uteruses start demanding occupants, and by our 50s, we are deranged by withdrawal from hormones when our periods stop.
While BJP workers in Kanpur offered prayers at Radha Madhav Temple, hundreds of supporters in Agra distributed sweets and raised slogans like 'Har Har Modi', 'Modi once again', and 'Vande Mataram'.
Purton later rides the inform Har Har Heart for Size in the concluding 1m1/2f handicap (2.50) but he faces fierce opposition in the shape of the Irish-bred Arcada, a tenrace maiden in Hong Kong who is now on a dangerous handicap mark.