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What Does HH Mean?

HH means "Ha-Ha," "Hand History," "Heil Hitler," "His/Her Highness" and "His Holiness."

The abbreviation HH is widely used with a number of definitions, including "Ha-Ha," "Hand History," "Heil Hitler," "His/Her Highness" and "His Holiness." Here is a little more information on each of these main definitions. (Examples of usage can also be found below.)

Ha-Ha

HH is often used in text-based messaging with the meaning "Ha-Ha" to indicate amusement. In this context, it is similar in meaning to abbreviations such as HA (Laugh/Laughing) and LOL (Laugh/Laughing Out Loud). Just like HA and LOL, HH is often used sarcastically.

Hand History

A "Hand History" is a record of the action in an online poker game (or hand). The automatically generated "Hand History" is used to track player behavior and also provides a log to resolve player disputes.

Heil Hitler

HH is sometimes used as an abbreviation of the salute "Heil Hitler." In this context, it is typically used by neo-NAZIs, but may also be used as a poor attempt at humor.

His Holiness

In the Catholic church, HH is used to refer to "His Holiness" the Pope.

Summary of Key Points

"Ha-Ha" is the most common definition for HH on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
HH
Definition:Ha-Ha
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Second Definition for HH

HH also means "Hand History."

HH
Definition:Hand History
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Third Definition for HH

HH also means "Heil Hitler."

HH
Definition:Heil Hitler
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults

Fourth Definition for HH

HH also means "His/Her Highness."

HH
Definition:His/Her Highness
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults

Fifth Definition for HH

HH also means "His Holiness."

HH
Definition:His Holiness
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults

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When I write HH, I mean this:

meaning of HH
HH also means "Hand History," "Heil Hitler," "His/Her Highness" and "His Holiness."

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Examples of HH in Sentences

Here are examples of HH being used in conversations:
  • Lynn: The doctor told my friend that she must avoid anything alcoholic. She got a divorce.
  • Toni: HH.
  • (Here HH is being used with the meaning "Ha-Ha." It is unclear whether it is being used sarcastically.)
  • Jane: That was hell of a game. I'm not sure how you won.
  • Karen: Do you want to ask for the HH?
  • (Here HH is being used with the meaning "Hand History.")
  • Mom: Clean your room, take out the trash, wash the dishes and cut the lawn. Then we'll talk about your plans for tomorrow.
  • Son: HH!
  • (Here HH is being used with the meaning "Heil Hitler.")

An Academic Look at HH

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Aitch Aitch"), HH is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words. HH is not typically spoken using its letters. It is usually employed for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said "Ha-Ha," "Hand History," "Heil Hitler," "His/Her Highness" and "His Holiness" instead of using the abbreviation HH.

Example of HH Used in a Text

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See Also

ARF (laugh) BUR (laughing ) DOL (dying of laughter) FOMCL (falling off my chair laughing) HAR (laugh)