tee-hee

[ tee-hee ]
/ ˈtiˈhi /
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interjection, noun, verb (used without object), tee-heed, tee-hee·ing.


Nearby words

  1. tedium,
  2. tee,
  3. tee off,
  4. tee shirt,
  5. tee-ball,
  6. tee-joint,
  7. tee-piece,
  8. tee-plate,
  9. tee-shirt,
  10. tee-square

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British Dictionary definitions for tee-hee

tee-hee

te-hee

/ (ˈtiːˈhiː) /

interjection

an exclamation of laughter, esp when mocking

noun

a chuckle

verb -hees, -heeing or -heed

(intr) to snigger or laugh, esp derisively

Word Origin for tee-hee

C14: of imitative origin

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Word Origin and History for tee-hee

tee-hee

imitative of derisive laughter at least since Chaucer (cf. "The Miller's Tale").

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