heigh-ho

heigh-ho

 (hī′hō′, hā′-)
interj.
Used to express fatigue, mild surprise, boredom, disappointment, or sometimes exultation.

heigh-ho

(ˈheɪˈhəʊ)
interj
a variant spelling of hey-ho

heigh-ho

(ˈhaɪˈhoʊ, ˈheɪ-)

interj.
(an exclamation of surprise, exultation, melancholy, boredom, or weariness.)
[1545–55]
Translations

heigh-ho

[ˈheɪˈhəʊ] EXCL¡ay!
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
The latter Youth (who used to be called Heigh-ho Dobbin, Gee-ho Dobbin, and by many other names indicative of puerile contempt) was the quietest, the clumsiest, and, as it seemed, the dullest of all Dr.
Hard to imagine Herriot in a freezing cold cow shed in the Yorkshire Dales being 'sexy' but heigh-ho.
In truth, even then, I was little put out that we hadn't won but, heigh-ho.
Her acting was strangely cathartic, but heigh-ho heigh-ho heigh-ho, the dwarfs stole the show from Snow
Ah, I wanted to say, but when those brown horses have finished their rural perambulations, someone presses a button somewhere and comes up with the findings that this lot of brown horses isn't as good as the previous lot, not nearly, and there were some sepia-tinged ones in your grandad's time that were loads better, frankly, but heigh-ho, give the people who feed them and pay for them to be fed an award or two and we'll do it all again next year.
As I write this editorial, a song from my childhood keeps playing in my mind; it was sung to the tune of "Heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it's home from work we go .
No matter how old you might be, at some point, you just had to be exposed to the Seven Dwarfs whistling "Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, It's Off to Work We Go
With a dashing heigh-ho, Jack pretends to be her fantasy Fabio, but not without several hours' worth of complications from family, friends and rivals.
Television adverts show headless people going to work with Heigh-Ho, from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, playing in the background - the teacher laughing with his class is the only one with a head.
pounds 15K worth of good old funJAN and David Colling have pounds 15k to spend on a sensible but stylish classic for investment and some heigh-ho fun.