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Examples from the Web for tee-hee
And all that watched him spoke the Dirghic word of derision, which is "Tee-Hee."Taboo
James Branch Cabell
At the finish of this improvisation the dreadfully confused Minnie went, "Tee-hee!"The Seven Darlings
The leetle cuffy looked at the gal, and then they both begun to giggle and tee-hee like any thing.
All the rest of the evening she would point her finger at him and start again to tee-hee.From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade
Frederic C. Curry
- an exclamation of laughter, esp when mocking
- a chuckle
- (intr) to snigger or laugh, esp derisively
C14: of imitative origin
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Word Origin and History for tee-hee
imitative of derisive laughter at least since Chaucer (cf. "The Miller's Tale").
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