ha·​ček ˈhä-ˌchek How to pronounce haček (audio)
: a diacritic ˇ placed over a letter (as in č) to modify it : an inverted circumflex

Word History


Czech háček, literally, little hook

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of haček was in 1953

Dictionary Entries Near haček

Cite this Entry

“Haček.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ha%C4%8Dek. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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