wa-wa

[ wah-wah ]
/ ˈwɑˌwɑ /

noun

a variant of wah-wah.

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Example sentences from the Web for wa-wa

  • A good many of the worst knocked about were talking a bit wild, but I never heard the guy with the Chinook wa-wa again.

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  • Several forks, into which the river is divided, unite to the west of Wa-wa.

British Dictionary definitions for wa-wa (1 of 2)

wawa1
/ (ˈwɑːˌwɑː) Canadian West coast slang /

noun

speech; language

verb

(intr) to speak

Word Origin for wawa

C19: from Chinook Jargon; probably of imitative origin

British Dictionary definitions for wa-wa (2 of 2)

wawa2
/ (ˈwɑːˌwɑː, ˈwɑːwə) /

noun

Canadian a variant of wavey
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