H h


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [hah hah]
    • /hɑ hɑ/
    • /hɑː hɑː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hah hah]
    • /hɑ hɑ/

Definitions of ha-ha word

  • noun ha-ha sunk fence. 1
  • noun ha-ha A laugh. 0
  • noun ha-ha Something funny; a joke. 0
  • noun ha-ha 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. 0
  • interjection ha-ha An approximation of the sound of laughter. 0

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Origin of ha-ha

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English, Old English; of imitative origin

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Parts of speech for Ha-ha


ha-ha popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for ha-ha

noun ha-ha

  • jest — a joke or witty remark; witticism.
  • one-liner — a brief joke or amusing remark.
  • laugh — to express mirth, pleasure, derision, or nervousness with an audible, vocal expulsion of air from the lungs that can range from a loud burst of sound to a series of quiet chuckles and is usually accompanied by characteristic facial and bodily movements.
  • caper — Capers are the small green buds of caper plants. They are usually sold preserved in vinegar.
  • humor — hacker humour

Antonyms for ha-ha

noun ha-ha

  • tragedy — a lamentable, dreadful, or fatal event or affair; calamity; disaster: stunned by the tragedy of so many deaths.
  • seriousness — of, showing, or characterized by deep thought.

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