haw haw  /ˈhɔ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
  2. (n) the nictitating membrane of a horse
  3. (v) utter `haw'

Usage(s):

  1. Over Manhattan's station WNEW, boosting a current exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art:Hee hee hee, haw haw haw, ho ho ho ho ho.
  2. So every time I miss a shot you're going to hear a haw, haw, haw.

News

  1. Hawesko at today's annual general meeting of shareholders: business performance within expectations

    Hamburg, 17 June 2013. The wine trading group Hawesko Holding AG (HAW, HAWG.DE, DE0006042708) reports business performance within the expectations of its management board in the first five months of the ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Rob Neufeld strolls through the Haw Creek of the past

    The Haw Creek School that replaced Bell's church-funded school in the 1920s. / Special to the Citizen-Times I took a walk down Haw Creek Road the other day — in the year 1936 — and I got to hear some folks talking.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  3. Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    ZZ Top made an appearance at Bonnaro in Manchester, Tn. ZZ Top made an appearance at Bonnaro in Manchester, Tn. (click for more) Yee haw! The weather broke yesterday and was just delightful for Skynyrd last night. It should be nice tonight and tomorrow, too!
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

Quotes

  1. "I'm a tough critic," Ventimiglia said. "The first season, I remember the producers would come up to me ...... after we'd all watch an episode, and they'd say, sort of, `What do you think?' And I'd either hem or haw or say it was good or not....
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Milo Ventimiglia Source: FOXNews

  2. "It makes you trust yourself. It makes you be much more decisive than I am normally in life, because you can't afford to hem and haw," Harris said. "You've got to make decisions, and also, it's great in terms of your relationships with people...
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Ed Harris Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Wallinger said: "Brian Haw is a most remarkable man who has waged a tireless campaign against the folly and hubris of our government's foreign policy. Bring home the troops, give us back our rights, trust the people."
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Mark Wallinger Source: Scotsman

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