Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The braying sound made by a donkey.
  • n. Informal A noisy laugh; a guffaw.
  • intransitive v. To bray.
  • intransitive v. Informal To guffaw.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of hee-haw.
  • interj. Alternative spelling of hee-haw.
  • v. Alternative spelling of hee-haw.

Etymologies

Imitative.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • He rarely lifted his voice, but when he did his "heehaw" was full of satanic rage.

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  • The bulk of the episode is all about Ivankov and it's incredibly dragged out as he prances around in his fishnets and make-up saying 'heehaw' over and over.

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  • Mr. Duke is not into gay … heehaw … he has other interests in the barnyard … heehaw.

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  • I will do a 100 times better job than that screaming heehaw guy Howard Dean.

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  • Oh, and being followed in a Winn Dixie parking lot by one of the guitarists from the country group Alabama. that sounds nice and heehaw cooter country, eh?

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  • The lad might daub his canvases, christen a child a year, and be as happy as any young donkey that browses on this common of ours — but he must go and heehaw after a zebra forsooth!

    The Newcomes

  • Virginia! are there not people in England who heehaw too?

    The Virginians

  • That's why the Symantec site is so helpful: it offers a link that directs you to exactly where you need to go to get the patch, rather than you wading through all the Microsoft heehaw till you (maybe) find it.

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  • The lad might daub his canvases, christen a child a year, and be as happy as any young donkey that browses on this common of ours -- but he must go and heehaw after a zebra forsooth!

    The Newcomes

  • Suppose thou art making an ass of thyself, young Harry Warrington, of Virginia! are there not people in England who heehaw too?

    The Virginians

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