ha-ha


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words or actions intended to excite laughter or amusement

Synonyms for ha-ha

a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing

a ditch with one side being a retaining wall

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Ha-ha walls were popular among the landed gentry in the 17th and 18th Centuries.
Among these, crucially, considering Austen's reported admiration of the work, is a ha-ha in Sir Charles Grandison, conceived in terms of human analogy; this ha-ha allows a view of "the gardens and the lawns from the windows of this spacious house to be as boundless as the mind of the owner, and as free and open as his countenance" (McMillan 9).
It was a ha-ha, a hidden wall to protect gardens from straying cattle, and it was getting a new lease of life at Gibside Chapel, near Rowlands Gill.
The film proceeds pointedly to order up a Big Nowhere, and you cover for yourself by saying, Ha-ha, I was just kidding.
No other animal makes the classic human ha-ha," says Provine.