or ha·ha, ha ha
- (used as an exclamation or representation of laughter, as in expressing amusement or derision.)
Origin of ha-ha1
Origin of ha-ha2
Related Words for hahapun, humor, antic, farce, one-liner, trick, laugh, parody, gag, stunt, wisecrack, prank, repartee, whimsy, revel, epigram, jest, sport, rib, pleasantry
Examples from the Web for haha
Contemporary Examples of haha
Haha, what a sad thing to be great at, but yeah, I guess I am.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire
January 6, 2015
(applause) 37:54 LAGARDE: And that is something that I learned from my sons, to come back to… FRIEDMAN: Haha.
Haha that's one less to explain why I don't want to go there to my parents.Tweeting Through the Pain
The Daily Beast
March 31, 2009
Historical Examples of haha
I tried to turn it off then as a joke, and said: "Haha, I had you there!"
Basil bounded across the lawn, cleared the haha at the end, and disappeared from view.The Children of Wilton Chase
Mrs. L. T. Meade
Though I don't suppose you've anything on your conscience, seeing you come to the Lensmand, haha!
It was sixty miles to Haha Bay, but the road on the frozen river was good, and he could do a long stretch of it.The Quality of Mercy
W. D. Howells
And the women ran hither and thither, wailing and screaming and crying out: Haha!An Essence Of The Dusk, 5th Edition
F. W. Bain
- a representation of the sound of laughter
- an exclamation expressing derision, mockery, surprise, etc
- a wall or other boundary marker that is set in a ditch so as not to interrupt the landscape
Word Origin for ha-ha
also haha, used of laughter since ancient times; cf. Old English ha ha, Greek ha ha, Latin hahae. A different attempt at representation is in py-hy (1580s).