hut·​ment ˈhət-mənt How to pronounce hutment (audio)
: a collection of huts : encampment
: hut

Examples of hutment in a Sentence

the arriving national guardsmen were forced to live in a hutment until permanent barracks could be constructed a group of shabby hutments that had been erected to shelter the refugees

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of hutment was in 1889

Dictionary Entries Near hutment

Cite this Entry

“Hutment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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