Examples of hovel in a Sentence
refugees living in crowded hovels
Recent Examples of hovel from the Web
Walking, stunned, from one hovel to the next, Senator Robert F. Kennedy saw conditions that rivaled what he’d seen in third-world countries.
The ghastliest hovels, like Ruby’s house, often yield the highest returns.
Maybe the problem wasn't a scary series of tubes or a creepy guy with a webcam in a hovel.
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Origin and Etymology of hovel
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
HOVEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hovel for English Language Learners
: a small, poorly built and often dirty house
HOVEL Defined for Kids
Definition of hovel for Students
: a small poorly built usually dirty house
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