aha

[ ah-hah, uh-hah ]
/ ɑˈhɑ, əˈhɑ /

interjection

(used as an exclamation of triumphant discovery, mockery, contempt, irony, surprise, etc., according to the manner of utterance.)

Nearby words

  1. agura,
  2. agustín i,
  3. agyria,
  4. ah,
  5. ah, wilderness!,
  6. aha moment,
  7. ahab,
  8. ahab, captain,
  9. ahad ha-am,
  10. ahad haam

AHA

American Heart Association.

A.H.A.

American Historical Association.
American Hospital Association.
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British Dictionary definitions for aha

aha

/ (ɑːˈhɑː) /

interjection

an exclamation expressing triumph, surprise, etc, according to the intonation of the speaker
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Word Origin and History for aha

aha

exclamation of surprise or delighted discovery, late 14c., from ah + ha.

They crieden out! ... A ha the fox! and after him thay ran. [Chaucer]
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