Examples of shack in a Sentence
an old shack in the woods
a farmer's shack out in the fields that's used for lambing and as a shelter from storms
Recent Examples of shack from the Web
Singer returned to work as a lot man at Dunphy, where his father Mark sells used cars from one of the three small offices in the shack right across from a Wawa.
Maine’s tourism industry is having a difficult time finding workers during record low unemployment in the state, known for its lighthouses, lobster shacks and beaches.
The Supreme Court on Monday set aside a multimillion-dollar award against two Los Angeles County officers who shot a couple after bursting into their shack while looking for someone else.
Gillette also made hundreds of small shack sculptures for the Gregorio Escalante Gallery exhibition.
The deputies, searching for a criminal suspect, entered a shack without a warrant while its two occupants were napping.
The property, owned by Giddens’ grandparents, has an empty one-story house and a shack made of corrugated metal sheets.
The invitational, one of the few tournaments where players and families camp at the fields, will also feature food vendors with barbecue, Mexican food, and shaved ice, along with traditional baseball food at the snack shack.
Eye in the Sky Want to check the snowfall around the old ski shack?
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Origin and Etymology of shack
probably back-formation from English dialect shackly rickety
First Known Use: 1878See Words from the same year
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Definition of shack for English Language Learners
: a small house or building that is not put together well
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