wa-wa

[ wah-wah ]
/ ˈwɑˌwɑ /

noun

a variant of wah-wah.

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Example sentences from the Web for wa-wa

  • By the way, the reports that he found a Wawa touch-screen menu “amazing” are misleading.

  • (spoiled); and poor Wawa puckered up his little rosy mouth, and began to cry most piteously.

    Funny Little Socks|Sarah. L. Barrow
  • Next day he arrived before the walls of Wawa, in the neighbourhood of the far-famed river.

    Great African Travellers|W.H.G. Kingston
  • Then there must be a great “wawa,” or discussion by the Indians.

    The Columbia River|William Denison Lyman

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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