[ hahy-hoh, hey- ]
/ ˈhaɪˈhoʊ, ˈheɪ- /


(an exclamation of surprise, exultation, melancholy, boredom, or weariness.)


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Origin of heigh-ho

First recorded in 1545–55
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British Dictionary definitions for heigh-ho

/ (ˈheɪˈhəʊ) /


a variant spelling of hey-ho
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