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heigh-ho

[hahy-hoh, hey-] /ˈhaɪˈhoʊ, ˈheɪ-/
interjection
1.
(an exclamation of surprise, exultation, melancholy, boredom, or weariness.)
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55
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British Dictionary definitions for heigh-ho

heigh-ho

/ˈheɪˈhəʊ/
interjection
1.
a variant spelling of hey-ho

hey-ho

/ˈheɪˈhəʊ/
interjection
1.
an exclamation of weariness, disappointment, surprise, or happiness
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Word Origin and History for heigh-ho

1550s, exclamation to express yawning, sighing, etc.

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