\ s often prolonged and usually with, p preceding and, t following; often read as ˈhist How to pronounce hist (audio) \

Definition of hist

 (Entry 1 of 4)

used to attract attention

hist

\ ˈhīst How to pronounce hist (audio) \

Definition of hist (Entry 2 of 4)

dialectal variant of hoist

Definition of hist (Entry 3 of 4)

variants: or histo-

Definition of hist- (Entry 4 of 4)

: tissue histophysiology

First Known Use of hist

Interjection

1592, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hist

Combining form

French, from Greek histos mast, loom beam, web, from histanai to cause to stand — more at stand

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“Hist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hist. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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hist.

abbreviation

Kids Definition of hist.

1 historian
2 historical
3 history

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