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Frequently hyphenated or written with spaces between the syllables; also frequently enhanced by adding one or more additional instances of "ha" to the end, or by adding additional instances of the letter "a" in any syllable.
Literary device used to
a fit of overwhelming or uncontrollable
; the stereotypical "evil laugh".
The Tennis Junkie's Guide (to Serious Humor)
(2002) p. 41:
they guffaw as they crush overheads into the corners with the same disdain they display when the clown ahead of them at the airport car-rental counter rents a Hyundai.
(2005) p. 142:
," came the unholy mirth from the cold white mask.
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