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tee-hee

[ tee-hee ]
/ ˈtiˈhi /
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interjection
(used as an exclamation or representation of laughter, as in expressing amusement or derision.)
noun
a titter; snicker.
verb (used without object), tee-heed, tee-hee·ing.
to titter; snicker.
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Origin of tee-hee

First recorded in 1350–1400; imitative

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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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