Ha. interject. [ha, Latin.]
- An expression of wonder, surprise, sudden question, or sudden exertion.
You shall look fairer ere I give or hazard:
What says the golden chest? ha! let me see. Shakesp.
Ha! what art thou! thou horrid headless trunk!
It is my Hastings! Rowe's Jane Shore.
- An expression of laughter.
He saith among the trumpets ha, ha, and he smelleth the battle afar off. Job xxxix. 25.
Ha, ha, 'tis what so long I wish'd and vow'd;
Our plots and delusions
Have wrought such confusions,
That the monarch's a slave to the crowd. Dryd. Albion.