Definition of aha in English:

aha

Pronunciation: /əˈhɑː//ɑːˈhɑː/

exclamation

  • Used to express satisfaction, triumph, or surprise.

    ‘Aha! So that's your secret plan!’
    • ‘I'll surprise you yet, aha… just you wait and see.’
    • ‘Crop circles are a perfect example because for some reason, as often happens, immediately, people said, aha, it's aliens.’
    • ‘Thus I pumped my friend until she gave up the goods: it's from a recipe in Gourmet magazine, aha!’
    • ‘I don't know, two or three years ago maybe… aha!’
    • ‘Yet Boettger, taking his statements at face value, thinks it's enough to note - aha!’
    • ‘By the end of week two, there's a tiny vertical line in the center of my torso - aha!’
    • ‘But aha, then they actually were New York City teams!’
    • ‘We went through a few rounds of this, until eventually - aha!’
    • ‘Is that slowing down these deep discounts, because retailers are like, aha, everybody's getting gift cards?’
    • ‘About 11 am realise that I've not eaten since yesterday lunchtime… aha my sugar levels are obviously screwed up… perhaps that's why I'm being so silly.’
    • ‘Plenty of books have sat around on my shelves, barely touched until one day I think: aha!’
    • ‘‘Hmmm 16 years ago… that's pretty far back, let's see… aha… wait a minute’ he started muttering some things to himself.’
    • ‘I traced the 10 foot lead of my headphones to their plug - aha!’
    • ‘I was sure there was a gown in here somewhere… aha!’
    • ‘I searched my handbag ‘It's in here somewhere, never fails aha!’’
    • ‘Past that, my fingertips sense, aha, glossy paper.’
    • ‘If that's what you're looking for, then in most cases you will probably already be inclined to play the role ‘the rules’ prescribes, or if not, at least when you read it, you think, aha, yes, that makes sense.’
    • ‘When I show this to the sisters, you two are going to be in serious trouble, aha!’
    • ‘We thought - aha - another enlightened thinker.’
    • ‘Meteorites are easy to find in places where the background is very different, so if you've got a sandy desert and there's a lump of rock sitting in it you think, aha, I wonder if this fell from the sky.’

Origin

Middle English: from ah + ha.

Pronunciation:

aha

/əˈhɑː//ɑːˈhɑː/

Definition of AHA in English:

AHA

noun