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tee-hee

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Pronunciation: /tiːˈhiː
 
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Definition of tee-hee in English:

noun

A giggle or titter, especially a derisive one: [as exclamation]: They won’t mind what I get up to. Tee-hee!
More example sentences
  • The Archbishop likes nothing more than a joke; his shoulders shake, his nostrils flare, eyes twinkle and his infectious, cackling tee-hee, tee-hee, tee-hee rings round the café, generating smiles from everyone.
  • Confusion sets in, especially among my own race as I'm seemingly the only black hippie girl in Chicago who still says dude in every day conversation. Tee-hee.
  • Maybe he's not as popular as he thinks he is tee-hee!

verb (tee-hees, tee-heeing, tee-heed)

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Titter or giggle, especially derisively: she tee-heed and swatted him with her fan they were tee-heeing over the presents you’d bought
More example sentences
  • He is back: ‘My favorite American expression is ‘fanny pack’,’ he tee-hees, undoing all his sterling work of the 73rd minute.
  • As you would expect, the panellists tee-heed their way through a raft of horticultural phallic references.
  • I snickered, giggled and tee-heed all the way through.

Origin

Middle English (as a verb): imitative.

Words that rhyme with tee-hee

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