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hut

noun \ ˈhət \
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of hut

1 : an often small and temporary dwelling of simple construction : shack
2 : a simple shelter from the elements

hut

verb

Examples of hut in a Sentence

  1. smoke rose from a fisherman's hut on the shore of the lake

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Origin and Etymology of hut

French hutte, from Old French hute, from Old High German hutta hut; probably akin to Old English hȳd skin, hide

hut Synonyms


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hut

interjection \ ˈhət , ˈhəp \

Definition of hut

used to mark a marching cadence

Origin and Etymology of hut

probably alteration of 1hep


HUT Defined for English Language Learners

hut

Definition of hut for English Language Learners

  • : a small and simple house or building


HUT Defined for Kids

hut

noun \ ˈhət \

Definition of hut for Students

: a small roughly made and often temporary dwelling


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