from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sound made in imitation of laughter.
- n. Slang An instance of amusement. Often used in the plural: drove past the old school just for ha-has.
- interj. Used to express amusement or scorn.
- n. See sunk fence.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- interj. An approximation of the sound of laughter.
- n. A laugh.
- n. Something funny; a joke.
- n. A ditch with one vertical side, acting as a sunken fence, designed to block the entry of animals into lawns and parks without breaking sightlines.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sunk fence; a fence, wall, or ditch, not visible till one is close upon it.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An imitation of the sound of laughter. See ha.
- n. A fence formed by a foss or ditch, sunk between slopes and not perceived till approached; a sunk fence. Also written aha, haw-haw.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
- n. a ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide lands without defacing the landscape
Maybe making him go ouch some, instead of ha-ha, would get me out of here.
To paraphrase Dr. Coop, it was an a-ha and a ha-ha moment, as one by one, the staffers realized that Jackie's relationship with Eddie the pharmacist wasn't just a fling — it was an affair.
The ha-ha moment went to the identical Winklevoss twins, as the crew-rowing Adonises decide whether they should mincemeat the Facebook founder for stealing their idea.
I usually blog in the comedy section, but what has transpired this week is funny peculiar, not funny ha-ha.
And then he laughed, only it wasn't a ha-ha laugh.
Lisa Nobles tangie ayers said: On April 23, 2009 ha-ha lisa …. good job hippy!!! carole roby said: On April 23, 2009
Last laugh on the corrupt meanies, ha-ha. — former american citizen in Sweden
And yes, we're in smartass, underground, sophomoric, "ha-ha, Mickey Mouse has a penis" territory, but there's a lot more to the story (and the comics themselves) than that.
The Office's writers seem to be confusing funny ha-ha with funny-strange — and not for the first time.
HANSEN: Well, you can move past disturbing and on to funny stories, funny ha-ha, funny serious.
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