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1. haw

verb. ['ˈhɔ'] utter `haw'.

Synonyms

  • let loose
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • take in
  • absorb

Etymology

  • hawe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • haga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Haw

  • withdraw
  • redraw
  • mcgraw
  • mccraw
  • loblaw
  • foresaw
  • czeslaw
  • anspaugh
  • alspaugh
  • straw
  • mcgaw
  • mcgaugh
  • mcgagh
  • mccaw
  • macaw
  • inlaw
  • guffaw
  • eshbaugh
  • colaw
  • ashbaugh
  • alpaugh
  • allbaugh
  • albaugh
  • traugh
  • spaw
  • spaugh
  • slaw
  • slaugh
  • ocaw
  • grawe

Example sentences of the word haw


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cramp bark and black haw both work specifically on menstrual cramping, notes "The Herbal Drugstore."

2. Adjective
Additionally, hagedorn, haw and whitethorn are used interchangeably to mean the hawthorn tree.

3. Verb, base form
When the question is asked, there will be no time to hem and haw.

Quotes containing the word haw


1. I was always a fan of the old-style comics. I loved vaudeville. I loved Milton Berle, Dick Shawn, Phyllis Diller, Don Rickles, Charlie Callas, all those guys. Hilarious. I love the Bing Crosby and Bob Hope movies, and Abbott & Costello. My television influences were 'Monty Python's Flying Circus,' 'Benny Hill,' and 'Hee Haw.'
- Larry the Cable Guy

2. Somebody says, 'Do a Tom Bodett, a folksy kind of thing,' and it sounds like something out of 'Hee Haw,' very insulting. They turn wry humor into disparaging sarcasm, and you get what amounts to insulting advertising.
- Tom Bodett

3. He and the girl had almost nothing to say to each other. One thing he did say was, 'I ain't got any tattoo on my back.''What you got on it?' the girl said.'My shirt,' Parker said. 'Haw.''Haw, haw,' the girl said politely.
- Flannery O'Connor, The Complete Stories

2. haw-haw

noun. a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing.

Synonyms

  • ha-ha
  • laughter
  • horselaugh
  • hee-haw

3. hee-haw

noun. a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing.

Synonyms

  • ha-ha
  • laughter
  • haw-haw
  • horselaugh

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout

4. hee-haw

verb. braying characteristic of donkeys.

Synonyms

  • bray
  • let loose
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • mitigated
  • incomplete
  • hold
  • keep quiet

5. haw-haw

noun. a ditch with one side being a retaining wall; used to divide lands without defacing the landscape.

Synonyms

  • sunk fence
  • ha-ha

Antonyms

  • inactivity

6. haw

noun. ['ˈhɔ'] a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus.

Synonyms

  • shrub
  • English hawthorn
  • pear haw
  • parsley haw
  • blackthorn
  • Crataegus marshallii
  • Crataegus biltmoreana
  • Crataegus coccinea mollis
  • scarlet haw
  • mayhaw
  • Crataegus aestivalis
  • Crataegus crus-galli
  • genus Crataegus
  • cockspur hawthorn
  • Crataegus coccinea
  • may
  • bush
  • Crataegus oxycantha
  • Crataegus
  • evergreen thorn
  • red haw
  • Crataegus apiifolia
  • Crataegus calpodendron
  • Crataegus monogyna
  • Crataegus tomentosa
  • parsley-leaved thorn
  • Crataegus pedicellata
  • Crataegus laevigata
  • cockspur thorn
  • Crataegus oxyacantha
  • summer haw
  • hawthorn
  • downy haw
  • pear hawthorn
  • whitethorn

Antonyms

  • shout
  • specify
  • mitigated
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • hawe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • haga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. haw

noun. ['ˈhɔ'] the nictitating membrane of a horse.

Synonyms

  • nictitating membrane

Antonyms

  • superior
  • close up

Etymology

  • hawe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • haga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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