verb \ˈhiz\
hoised \ˈhizd\ or hoist \ˈhist\ hois·ing \ˈhi-ziŋ\

Definition of HOISE

transitive verb
:  hoist 1
hoist with one's own petard or hoist by one's own petard
:  victimized or hurt by one's own scheme

Origin of HOISE

alteration of hysse to hoist, perhaps from Low German hissen
First Known Use: 1509

Rhymes with HOISE


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