hee-haw

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hee-haw braying characteristic of donkeys
    • n hee-haw a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
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Usage

In literature:

From the woods at his left came the protesting "hee-haw" of a mule.
"Tom Swift and his Motor-cycle" by Victor Appleton
The universal language is hee-haw, done in a grievous yawn.
"Rhoda Fleming, Complete" by George Meredith
During the second day her burro gave a rasping bray, and a hee-haw answered from the bush.
"Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete" by Charles M. Skinner
Presently I heard a long "hee-haw, hee-haw," and I knew Balaam had rested and had started.
"Letters of a Woman Homesteader" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
And certainly Hee-haw showed no signs of obstreperousness.
"The Moving Picture Girls at Oak Farm" by Laura Lee Hope
They howled, they hee-hawed, they jumped up and down on the seats.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
It was not the usual ridiculous hee haw of the burro but a strange blending of whinny and scream.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
Then he hee-hawed triumphantly, and lay down for a luxurious roll.
"Gold Seekers of '49" by Edwin L. Sabin
Evidently the Democrats won, as there goes the Donkey, waving his ears and hee-hawing.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
If he'd come back with a hee-haw I wouldn't have said a word.
"Side-stepping with Shorty" by Sewell Ford
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In news:

"Hee Haw " At 40: Saa-lute.
Before there were blue states and red states, in the late 1960s there were the "Laugh-In" states and the " Hee Haw" states of America.
Frank Peppiatt, a Creator of ' Hee Haw,' Dies at 85.
Co-creator of ' Hee Haw'.
' Hee Haw' co-creator Frank Peppiatt dies.
Frank Peppiatt, co-creator, writer and producer of " Hee Haw," one of the longest-running and most profitable television variety programs, died Nov 7 of bladder cancer in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Sour Lake barber shop still like 'stuff that's on Hee -Haw'.
Several local officials, dignitaries and residents performed during the Trigg County Hospital Foundation's " Hee Haw" program.
An Oklahoma History Center exhibit celebrates ' Hee Haw' as it traces the TV show's roots to the Sooner State.
" Hee Haw" At 40: Saa-lute.
Scorsese, Schrader's Ambulance Driver … Hee Haw Goes Hollywood.
Sour Lake barber shop still like 'stuff that's on Hee-Haw '.
Several local officials, dignitaries and residents performed during the Trigg County Hospital Foundation's "Hee Haw" program.
Within seconds, several terms were trending, not counting the most obvious one (banjo): " Hee-Haw " (comparison two), "Country Bear Jamboree" (comparison three), "Little House" (comparison four) and "Beverly Hillbillies" (comparison five).
An Oklahoma History Center exhibit celebrates 'Hee Haw' as it traces the TV show's roots to the Sooner State.
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