Word of the Day


Pronunciation /ˈtʌɪhəʊə/
informal New Zealand
A request or instruction to delay or be patient; hold on.
[no object]informal New Zealand
Delay or postpone an action.

Mid 19th century Maori.


“Taihoa! I’ll be right with you.”
My daughter says, “Hold on!” at least once a day. She’s always in the middle

of something when we call out to her. I’m going to teach her this word.

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