tee-hee

[tee-hee]
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tee-hee

te-hee

interjection
  1. an exclamation of laughter, esp when mocking
noun
  1. a chuckle
verb -hees, -heeing or -heed
  1. (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

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

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