hut

noun
\ ˈhət How to pronounce hut (audio) \

Definition of hut

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an often small and temporary dwelling of simple construction : shack
2 : a simple shelter from the elements
\ ˈhət How to pronounce hut (audio) , ˈhəp How to pronounce hut (audio) \

Definition of hut (Entry 2 of 2)

used to mark a marching cadence

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Other Words from hut

Noun

hut verb

Synonyms for hut

Synonyms: Noun

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Examples of hut in a Sentence

Noun smoke rose from a fisherman's hut on the shore of the lake
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun In a peasant hut in Central China, where he was being held prisoner, Mr. Topping, as a young correspondent, listened all night to the thundering artillery. Robert D. Mcfadden, New York Times, "Seymour Topping, Former Times Journalist and Eyewitness to History, Dies at 98," 8 Nov. 2020 For this holiday, a temporary hut called a sukkah is constructed for use. Sergio Carmona, sun-sentinel.com, "Jewish community thinks outside the box during Sukkot," 9 Oct. 2020 The inspiration for the project came from True North, a Quonset hut community in Detroit. Eric Heisig, cleveland, "Cleveland commission gives OK to planned community of metal structures in Hingetown area," 27 Aug. 2020 People who don’t have the space or ability to erect a temporary hut outside can use porticos and overhangs to get into the spirit of the holiday. Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY, "Sukkot: The Jewish holiday celebrated in huts outside is almost pandemic-friendly," 2 Oct. 2020 The inspiration for the project came from True North, a Quonset hut community in Detroit. Eric Heisig, cleveland, "Cleveland commission gives OK to planned community of metal structures in Hingetown area," 27 Aug. 2020 The inspiration for the project came from True North, a Quonset hut community in Detroit. Eric Heisig, cleveland, "Cleveland commission gives OK to planned community of metal structures in Hingetown area," 27 Aug. 2020 The inspiration for the project came from True North, a Quonset hut community in Detroit. Eric Heisig, cleveland, "Cleveland commission gives OK to planned community of metal structures in Hingetown area," 27 Aug. 2020 The inspiration for the project came from True North, a Quonset hut community in Detroit. Eric Heisig, cleveland, "Cleveland commission gives OK to planned community of metal structures in Hingetown area," 27 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of hut

Noun

1655, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Interjection

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hut

Noun

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

Interjection

probably alteration of hep entry 1

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“Hut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hut. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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hut

noun
How to pronounce hut (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of hut

: a small and simple house or building

hut

noun
\ ˈhət How to pronounce hut (audio) \

Kids Definition of hut

: a small roughly made and often temporary dwelling

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