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ha |hɑː| — (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing; the right ascension for an observer at a particular location and time of day
ha'p'orth |ˈheɪpəθ| — the amount that can be bought for a halfpenny
ha-ha |hɑː| — a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
habanera |ˌhɑːbəˈnerə| — music composed in duple time for dancing the habanera
habdabs |ˈhæbdæbz| — Alternative form of abdabs.
haberdasher |ˈhæbərdæʃər| — a merchant who sells men's clothing
haberdashery |ˈhæbərdæʃərɪ| — a store where men's clothes are sold
habergeon |ˈhabərjən həˈbərjən| — (Middle Ages) a light sleeveless coat of chain mail worn under the hauberk
habile |ˈhabəl| — Generally able or adroit; handy.
habiliment |həˈbɪləmənt| — a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
habilitate |həˈbɪlɪˌteɪt| — qualify for teaching at a university in Europe
habit |ˈhæbɪt| — an established custom
habitable |ˈhæbɪtəbl| — fit for habitation
habitant |ˈhæbɪtnt| — a person who inhabits a particular place
habitat |ˈhæbɪtæt| — the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
habitation |ˌhæbɪˈteɪʃn| — the native habitat or home of an animal or plant
habits |ˈhæbəts| — plural form of habit
habitual |həˈbɪtʃʊəl| — commonly used or practiced; usual
habitually |həˈbɪtʃʊəlɪ| — according to habit or custom
habituate |həˈbɪtʃʊeɪt| — take or consume (regularly or habitually)
habituation |həˌbɪtʃʊˈeɪʃən| — being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
habitude |ˈhæbɪtjuːd| — habitual mode of behavior
habitue |həˈbɪtʃuːˌeɪ| — a regular patron
hachure — shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
hacienda |ˌhæsɪˈendə| — a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
hack |hæk| — one who works hard at boring tasks
hack-saw |ˈhæksɔː| — Alternative spelling of hacksaw.
hackbut |ˈhækbʌt| — an obsolete firearm with a long barrel
hackee |ˈhækiː| — small striped semiterrestrial eastern American squirrel with cheek pouches
hacker |ˈhækər| — someone who plays golf poorly
hackery |ˈhækʌriː| — (obsolete) A two-wheeled cart used in Asia.
hacking |ˈhækɪŋ| — Short and interrupted, broken, jerky; hacky.
hackle |ˈhak(ə)l| — long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
hackles |ˈhækəlz| — a feeling of anger and animosity
hackly |hækliː| — Jagged or rough.
hackmatack |ˈhakməˌtak| — poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves
hackney |ˈhæknɪ| — a carriage for hire
hackney-carriage |ˈhæknɪ kærɪdʒ| — (UK) The official name for a traditional "London"-style taxi; a black cab.
hackneyed |ˈhæknɪd| — repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
hacksaw |ˈhæksɔː| — saw used with one hand for cutting metal
hackwork — professional work done according to formula
had |hæd| — simple past tense and past participle of have
hadal |ˈheɪdəl| — relating to the deepest parts of the ocean (below 6000 meters)
haddock |ˈhædək| — lean white flesh of fish similar to but smaller than cod; usually baked or poached or as fillets sauteed or fried
hade |ˈheɪd| — (Now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) Order; estate; rank; degree; holy or religious orders.
Hades |ˈheɪdiːz| — (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
Hadji |ˈhædʒɪ| — an Arabic term of respect for someone who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca
hadron |ˈhadrɒn| — any elementary particle that interacts strongly with other particles
haemal |ˈhiːməl| — relating to the blood vessels or blood
haematic |hɪˈmætɪk| — relating to or containing or affecting blood
haematite |ˈhiːmətaɪt| — the principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form
haemoglobin |ˌhiːməˈɡləʊbɪn| — a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color; function primarily to transport oxygen from the lungs to the body tissues
haemophilia |ˌhiːməˈfɪlɪə| — congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
haemophiliac |ˌhiːməˈfɪlɪæk| — someone who has hemophilia and is subject to uncontrollable bleeding
haemophilic — relating to or having hemophilia
haemorrhage |ˈhemərɪdʒ| — the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
haemorrhagia — (pathology) haemorrhage
haemorrhoid |ˈhemərɔɪd| — venous swelling external or internal to the anal sphincter
haemostatic |hiːməˈstætɪk| — That promotes haemostasis
hafnium |ˈhæfnɪəm| — a grey tetravalent metallic element that resembles zirconium chemically and is found in zirconium minerals; used in filaments for its ready emission of electrons
haft |hæft| — the handle of a weapon or tool
hag |hæɡ| — an ugly evil-looking old woman
haggard |ˈhæɡərd| — British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)
haggis |ˈhæɡɪs| — made of sheep's or calf's viscera minced with oatmeal and suet and onions and boiled in the animal's stomach
haggish |ˈhæɡɪʃ| — Like a hag
haggle |ˈhæɡl| — an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
haggler — an intense bargainer
haggling |ˈhæɡəlɪŋ| — an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
hagiography |ˌhæɡɪˈɑːɡrəfɪ| — a biography that idealizes or idolizes the person (especially a person who is a saint)
hagridden |ˈhæɡˌrɪdn| — tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears
hah |ˈhɑː| — Alternative form of ha.
hail |heɪl| — precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
hail-fellow |ˈfeləʊ| — heartily friendly and congenial
hail-fellow-well-met |ˈheɪlˌfeləʊˈwelˈmet| — heartily friendly and congenial
hailstone |ˈheɪlstəʊn| — small pellet of ice that falls during a hailstorm
hailstorm |ˈheɪlstɔːrm| — a storm during which hail falls
hair |her| — a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss
hair-cut |ˈherˌkət| — Alternative form of haircut.
hair-dye |ˈheə daɪ| — Any of various materials used to dye hair on the head.
hair-raiser |ˈherˌreɪzər| — excitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones
hair-raising |ˈheə reɪzɪŋ| — extremely alarming
hair-splitting |ˈheəˈsplɪtɪŋ| — (idiomatic) the act of finding exceedingly small differences which are probably neither important nor noticeable to most people.
hair-trigger |ˈheə trɪɡər| — a trigger that will set off a firearm when even a very small pressure is applied
hairbreadth |ˈherˌbredθ| — the width of a hair, a very short distance or a very small amount
hairbrush |ˈherbrʌʃ| — a brush used to groom a person's hair
haircloth |ˈheəklɒθ| — cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair; used for upholstery or stiffening in garments
haircut |ˈherkʌt| — the style in which hair has been cut
haircutter — A barber
hairdo |ˈherduː| — the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
hairdresser |ˈherdresər| — someone who cuts or beautifies hair
hairdryer |ˈherdraɪər| — (chiefly UK) A small electrical appliance for drying hair, by generating a stream of hot air.
haired |herd| — having or covered with hair
hairgrip |ˈherɡrɪp| — a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place
hairiness |ˈherɪnəs| — the quality of having hair
hairless |ˈherləs| — having no hair or fur
hairline |ˈherlaɪn| — a very thin line
hairnet |ˈhernet| — a small net that some women wear over their hair to keep it in place
hairpiece |ˈherpiːs| — a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
hairpin |ˈherpɪn| — a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place
hairslide |ˈherslaɪd| — A clip that is used to keep a woman's hair in position
hairspring |ˈhersprɪŋ| — a fine spiral spring that regulates the movement of the balance wheel in a timepiece
hairstyle |ˈherstaɪl| — the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
hairy |ˈherɪ| — hazardous and frightening
Haitian |ˈheɪʃn| — a native or inhabitant of Haiti
hake |heɪk| — the lean flesh of a fish similar to cod
hakeem |hɑːˈkiːm| — a Muslim physician
hakim |hæˈkiːm| — a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
halation |heɪˈleɪʃən| — The action of light surrounding some object as if making a halo.
halberd |ˈhælbərd| — a pike fitted with an ax head
halberdier |ˌhælbəˈdɪər| — a guard who carries a halberd (as a symbol of his duty)
halcyon |ˈhælsɪən| — (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
hale |heɪl| — a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
half |hæf| — one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
half-and-half |ˈˌhaf ən ˈhaf| — half milk and half light cream; contains 10% to 18% butterfat
half-back |ˈhɑːfˈbæk| — (rugby) - the half backs are the scrum-half and the fly-half
half-baked |hæf ˈbeɪkt| — foolish; totally unsound
half-blood |ˈhæf blʌd| — (law) A person shares one parent with another; a half-sibling.
half-bred |bred| — (of animals) having only one purebred parent
half-breed |ˈhæf briːd| — an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different racial group (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry)
half-brother |hɑːf ˈbrʌðə| — a brother who has only one parent in common with you
half-caste |ˈhaf ˌkast| — an offensive term for the offspring of parents of different racial groups or cultures
half-century — a period of 50 years
half-cock |kɑːk| — confusion resulting from lack of preparation
half-cocked |ˈhæfˈkɑːkt| — (of a gun) Not fully cocked
half-crown |hæf ˈkraʊn| — A pre-decimal coin used in Britain and Ireland, now obsolete, equivalent to two shillings and six pence
half-dollar |ˈhæf ˈdɑlər| — A coin worth one half of a dollar.
half-dozen |ˌhafˈdəzən| — denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
half-hardy |hɑːrf ˈhɑːrdɪ| — (of plants) requiring protection from frost
half-hearted |ˈhæf ˈhɑrtɪd| — feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm
half-heartedly |hɑːrf ˈhɑːrtɪdlɪ| — without enthusiasm; in a half-hearted manner
half-hour |hæf ˈaʊər| — a half of an hour
half-length |hæf ˈleŋθ| — a portrait showing the body from only the waist up
half-life |ˈhɑːflaɪf| — the time required for something to fall to half its initial value (in particular, the time for half the atoms in a radioactive substance to disintegrate)
half-light |laɪt| — a greyish light (as at dawn or dusk or in dim interiors)
half-mast |ˈhæfˈmæst| — a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress
half-measure — an inadequate solution to a problem
half-price |hæf ˈpraɪs| — for half the price
half-seas-over |ˌhæf siːz ˈəʊvər| — British informal for `intoxicated'
half-sister |ˈhaf ˈˌsɪstər| — a sister who has only one parent in common with you
half-sovereign |ˈhɑːfˈsɒvrɪn| — A former British gold coin having a value of ten shillings
half-staff |ˈhæfˈstæf| — a position some distance below the top of a mast to which a flag is lowered in mourning or to signal distress
half-time |hæf ˈtaɪm| — for less than the standard number of hours
half-title |ˈhɑːfˈtaɪtl| — see half-title
half-track |ˈhafˌtrak| — having caterpillar treads on the rear and wheels in front
half-truth |ˈhæf truːθ| — a partially true statement intended to deceive or mislead
half-wit |wɪt| — a person of subnormal intelligence
half-witted |ˈhæfˈwɪtɪd| — retarded in intellectual development
half-year |ˈhɑːfˈjɪə| — The period of time equal to half a year.
half-yearly |hɑːrf ˈjɜːlɪ| — every half year, every six months
halfback |ˈhæfˌbæk| — (football) the running back who plays the offensive halfback position
halfpenny |ˈhæfpenɪ| — an English coin worth half a penny
halfpennyworth |ˈheɪpnɪwɜːθ| — the amount that can be bought for a halfpenny
halftone |ˈhæftəʊn| — a print obtained from photoengraving
halfway |ˌhæfˈweɪ| — at half the distance; at the middle
halibut |ˈhælɪbət| — lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific
halid — (zoology) Any member of the Halidae.
halite |ˈhælaɪt| — naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride
halitosis |ˌhælɪˈtəʊsɪs| — offensive breath
halitus — exhaled breath
hall |hɔːl| — an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
halleluiah |ˌhælɪˈluːjə| — Alternative spelling of hallelujah.
hallelujah |ˌhælɪˈluːjə| — a shout or song of praise to God
halliard |ˈhæljəd| — a rope for raising or lowering a sail or flag
hallmark |ˈhɔːlmɑːrk| — a distinctive characteristic or attribute
hallo |həˈləʊ| — A variant of hello
halloa |həˈləʊ| — A loud exclamation; a call to invite attention to something or to incite; a shout.
halloo |hæˈluː| — a shout to attract attention
hallow |ˈhæləʊ| — render holy by means of religious rites
Hallowe'en |ˌhæləʊˈiːn| — the evening before All Saints' Day; often devoted to pranks played by young people
hallowed |ˈhæləʊd| — worthy of religious veneration
Hallowmas |ˈhæləʊməs| — a Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835
hallucinate |həˈluːsɪneɪt| — perceive what is not there; have illusions
hallucination |həˌluːsɪˈneɪʃn| — illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder
hallucinatory |həˈluːsənətɔːrɪ| — characterized by or characteristic of hallucination
hallucinogenic |həˌluːsɪnəˈdʒenɪk| — capable of producing hallucinations
hallway |ˈhɔːlweɪ| — an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
halm |ˈhɑːm| — stems of beans and peas and potatoes and grasses collectively as used for thatching and bedding
halo |ˈheɪləʊ| — an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
halogen |ˈhælədʒən| — any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
haloid |ˈhælɔɪd| — (chemistry) Resembling salt; said of certain binary compounds consisting of a metal united to a negative element or radical, and now chiefly applied to the chlorides, bromides, iodides, and sometimes the fluorides and cyanides.
halt |hɔːlt| — the state of inactivity following an interruption
halter |ˈhɔːltər| — rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
halting |ˈhɔːltɪŋ| — disabled in the feet or legs
halva |ˈhalvə| — A confection usually made from crushed sesame seeds and honey. It is a traditional dessert in India, the Mediterranean, the Balkans, and the Middle East.
halve |hæv| — divide by two; divide into halves
halves |hævz| — plural form of half
halving |ˈhævɪŋ| — Present participle of halve.
halyard |ˈhæljərd| — a rope for raising or lowering a sail or flag
ham |hæm| — meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)
ham-fisted |hæm ˈfɪstɪd| — lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands
hamate |ˈheɪmeɪt| — the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers
Hamburg |ˈhambərɡ| — a port city in northern Germany on the Elbe River that was founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century and is today the largest port in Germany; in 1241 it formed an alliance with Lubeck that became the basis for the Hanseatic League
hamburger |ˈhæmbɜːrɡər| — a sandwich consisting of a fried cake of minced beef served on a bun, often with other ingredients
hamlet |ˈhæmlət| — a community of people smaller than a village
hammer |ˈhæmər| — the part of a gunlock that strikes the percussion cap when the trigger is pulled
hammer out |ˈhæmər ˈaʊt| — discuss vehemently in order to reach a solution or an agreement
hammered |ˈhæmərd| — shaped or worked with a hammer and often showing hammer marks
hammerer |ˈhæmərə| — One who hammers.
hammerhead |ˈhæmərhed| — a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
hammering |ˈhæmərɪŋ| — the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
hammerman |ˈhæmərmən| — A hammerer; a forgeman.
hammersmith |ˈhæmərˌsmɪθ| — A maker of hammers.
hammock |ˈhæmək| — a small natural hill
hammy |ˈhæmɪ| — affectedly dramatic; overacted
hamper |ˈhæmpər| — a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
hamshackle |ˈhæmʃækl| — To fasten (an animal) by a rope binding the head to one of the fore legs; as, to hamshackle a horse or cow; hence, to bind or restrain; to curb.
hamster |ˈhæmstər| — short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches
hamstring |ˈhæmstrɪŋ| — one of the tendons at the back of the knee
hamstrung |ˈhæmstrʌŋ| — Restricted as if by being crippled with a hamstring.
hand |hænd| — the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
hand down |ˈhænd ˈdaʊn| — passed on, as by inheritance
hand out |ˈhænd ˈaʊt| — give to several people
hand over |ˈhænd ˈəʊvər| — to surrender someone or something to another
hand-grenade |ˈhænd ɡrɪneɪd| — (military) A small hand-held explosive device designed to be thrown at the enemy.
hand-held |ˈhændˈheld| — small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands
hand-me-down |ˈhændmɪˌdɑʊn| — outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
hand-operated |ˈhændˈɒpəreɪtɪd| — operated by hand
hand-pick |ˈhændˈpɪk| — pick personally and very carefully
hand-picked |hænd ˈpɪkt| — (of fruit, etc) picked by hand rather than by machinery
hand-to-hand |ˈhænd| — being at close quarters
handbag |ˈhændbæɡ| — a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
handbags |ˈhændˌbæɡz| — plural form of handbag
handball |ˈhændbɔːl| — a small rubber ball used in playing the game of handball
handbarrow — a rectangular frame with handles at both ends; carried by two people
handbell |ˈhændbel| — a bell that is held in the hand
handbill |ˈhændbɪl| — an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
handbook |ˈhændbʊk| — a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
handbreadth — any unit of length based on the breadth of the human hand
handcar |ˈhændˌkɑːr| — a small railroad car propelled by hand or by a small motor
handcart |ˈhændkɑːrt| — wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels
handclap |ˈhan(d)klap| — a clap of the hands to indicate approval
handclasp |ˈhan(d)klasp| — grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
handcuff |ˈhændkʌf| — shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
handcuffs |ˈhændˌkʌfs| — (plural only) A fastening consisting of two metal rings, designed to go around a person's wrists, and connected by a chain or hinge.
handful |ˈhændfʊl| — a small number or amount
handgrip |ˈhændɡrɪp| — the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
handgun |ˈhændɡʌn| — a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
handheld |ˈhændheld| — small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands
handhold |ˈhændhəʊld| — an appendage to hold onto
handicap |ˈhændɪkæp| — the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
handicapped |ˈhændɪkæpt| — people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
handicraft |ˈhændɪkræft| — a work produced by hand labor
handicraftsman |ˈhændiːˌkræftsmʌn| — A practitioner of a handicraft, usually male.
handie-talkie |ˈhændɪˈtɔːkɪ| — Alternative spelling of handy talkie.
handily |ˈhændɪlɪ| — in a convenient manner
handiwork |ˈhændɪwɜːrk| — a work produced by hand labor
handkerchief |ˈhæŋkərtʃɪf| — a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
handle |ˈhændl| — the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
handleability — The condition of being handleable
handlebar |ˈhændlbɑːr| — the shaped bar used to steer a bicycle
handler |ˈhændlər| — one who trains or exhibits animals
handless — lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands
handling |ˈhændəlɪŋ| — manual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something
handlist |ˈhændlɪst| — A list with very little detail applied to each point.
handmade |ˌhændˈmeɪd| — made by hand or a hand process
handmaid |ˈhændmeɪd| — in a subordinate position
handmaiden |ˈhændmeɪdən| — in a subordinate position
handmill — A mill for grinding grain, pepper, coffee, etc. worked by hand as distinguished from those driven by steam, water, or other power; a quern.
handout |ˈhændaʊt| — an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
handover |ˈhændəʊvər| — act of relinquishing property or authority etc
handpick |ˈhændˈpɪk| — To pick or harvest by hand.
handpicked |ˈhændˈpɪkt| — Picked by hand; picked or selected with care.
handrail |ˈhændreɪl| — a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
hands-down — achieved without great effort
hands-on |ˈhændzˈɔːn| — involving active participation
handsaw |ˈhændsɔː| — a saw used with one hand for cutting wood
handsel |ˈhænsʌl| — A gift given at New Year, or at the start of some enterprise or new situation, meant to ensure good luck.
handset |ˈhændset| — telephone set with the mouthpiece and earpiece mounted on a single handle
handshake |ˈhændʃeɪk| — grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
handshaking |ˈhændˌʃekɪŋ| — grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
handsome |ˈhænsəm| — pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
handsomely |ˈhænsəmlɪ| — in an attractively handsome manner
handspike |ˈhændˌspaɪk| — a metal bar (or length of pipe) used as a lever
handspring |ˈhændsprɪŋ| — an acrobatic feat in which a person goes from a standing position to a handstand and back again
handwork |ˈhan(d)wərk| — a work produced by hand labor
handwoven |ˈhænˈdwɒvən| — made on a handloom
handwriting |ˈhændraɪtɪŋ| — something written by hand
handwritten |ˌhændˈrɪtn| — written by hand
handy |ˈhændɪ| — United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958)
handyman |ˈhændɪmæn| — a man skilled in various odd jobs and other small tasks
hang |hæŋ| — a special way of doing something
hang around |ˈhæŋ əˈraʊnd| — be about
hang back |ˈhæŋ ˈbæk| — to lag or linger behind
hang on |ˈhæŋ ɑːn| — fix to; attach
hang out |ˈhæŋ ˈaʊt| — spend time in a certain location or with certain people
hang together |ˈhæŋ təˈɡeðər| — be connected
hang up |ˈhæŋ ʌp| — put a telephone receiver back in its cradle
hang-up |hæŋ| — an emotional preoccupation
hangar |ˈhæŋər| — a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
hangbird — eastern subspecies of northern oriole
hangdog |ˈhæŋdɔːɡ| — showing a sense of guilt
hanger |ˈhæŋər| — a worker who hangs something
hanger-on |ˌhæŋər ˈɒn| — someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along
hangers-on |ˌhæŋəz ˈɒn| — plural form of hanger-on
hanging |ˈhæŋɪŋ| — decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
hangings |ˈhæŋɡɪŋz| — plural form of hanging
hangman |ˈhæŋmən| — an executioner who hangs the condemned person
hangnail |ˈhæŋneɪl| — a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected
hangout |ˈhæŋˌɑʊt| — a frequently visited place
hangover |ˈhæŋəʊvər| — disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)
hank |hæŋk| — a coil of rope or wool or yarn
hanker |ˈhæŋkər| — desire strongly or persistently
hankering |ˈhæŋkərɪŋ| — a yearning for something or to do something
hankie |ˈhæŋkətʃɪf| — a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
hanky |ˈhæŋkɪ| — a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
hanky-panky |ˌhæŋkɪ ˈpæŋkɪ| — Mischievous behaviour, dishonest or shady activity.
Hanoverian |ˌhænɒˈvɪrɪən| — any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover
Hansard |ˈhænsɑːrd| — the official published verbatim report of the proceedings of a parliamentary body; originally of the British Parliament
hansel |ˈhan(t)səl| — Alternative form of handsel.
hansom |ˈhænsəm| — a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
hap |hap| — an accidental happening
haphazard |hæpˈhæzərd| — without care; in a slapdash manner
haphazardly |hæpˈhæzərdlɪ| — in a random manner
hapless |ˈhæpləs| — deserving or inciting pity
happen |ˈhæpən| — come to pass
happening |ˈhæpənɪŋ| — an event that happens
happily |ˈhæpɪlɪ| — in a joyous manner
happiness |ˈhæpɪnəs| — state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
happy |ˈhæpɪ| — marked by good fortune
happy-go-lucky |ˌhæpɪ ɡəʊ ˈlʌkɪ| — cheerfully irresponsible
hara-kiri |ˌherə ˈkerɪ| — ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword; practiced by samurai in the traditional Japanese society
harangue |həˈræŋ| — a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
haras |haras| — (archaic) An establishment that breeds horses; a stud farm.
harass |ˈhærəs| — annoy continually or chronically
harassing |həˈræsɪŋ| — Present participle of harass.
harassment |həˈrasmənt| — a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
harbinger |ˈhɑːrbɪndʒər| — something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
harbor |ˈhɑːrbər| — a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
harborage — (nautical) a place of refuge (as for a ship)
harborer — Alternative spelling of harbourer.
harboring |ˈhɑːrbərɪŋ| — Present participle of harbor.
harborless — Alternative spelling of harbourless.
harbour |ˈhɑːrbər| — a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
harbourage |ˈhɑːrbərɪdʒ| — (nautical) a place of refuge (as for a ship)
harbourer — A person who harbours another
harbouring |ˈhɑːrbərɪŋ| — Present participle of harbour.
harbourless — without a harbour
hard |hɑːrd| — very strong or vigorous
hard up |ˈhɑːrd ʌp| — not having enough money to pay for necessities
hard-and-fast |ˌhɑːd ən ˈfɑːst| — (of rules) stringently enforced
hard-bitten |hɑːrd ˈbɪtən| — tough and callous by virtue of experience
hard-boiled |hɑːrd ˈbɔɪld| — tough and callous by virtue of experience
hard-core |ˈhɑːrdˈkɔːr| — stubbornly resistant to change or improvement
hard-favoured |ˈfeɪvərd| — Having hard or stern features; unattractive.
hard-handed |ˈhændɪd| — Alternative form of hardhanded.
hard-headed |hɑːrd ˈhedɪd| — Alternative spelling of hardheaded.
hard-hearted |hɑːrdˈhɑːrtɪd| — Alternative form of hardhearted.
hard-line |ˈhɑːrdˌlaɪn| — firm and uncompromising
hard-liner |ˈhɑːdˌlaɪnə| — Alternative spelling of hard-liner.
hard-mouthed |ˈhɑːdˈmaʊðd| — Not sensible to the bit; not easily governed.
hard-of-hearing — having a hearing loss
hard-on |ˈhɑːdɒn| — an erect penis
hard-pressed |ˈhɑːrdˌprest| — facing or experiencing financial trouble or difficulty
hard-won |ˌhɑːdˈwʌn| — Having been obtained with effort, despite difficulty and hardship.
hard-working |ˈwɜːrkɪŋ| — tending to work with ardour
hardback |ˈhɑːrdbæk| — a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
hardbake |ˈhɑːrdbeɪk| — a British sweet made with molasses and butter and almonds
hardball |ˈhɑːrdbɔːl| — a no-nonsense attitude in business or politics
hardcover |ˈhɑːrdkʌvər| — a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers
harden |ˈhɑːrdn| — become hard or harder
hardened |ˈhɑːrdənd| — used of persons; emotionally hardened
hardener |ˈhɑːrdənər| — One who, or that which, hardens.
hardhead |ˈhɑːrdˌhed| — One who is practical or hardheaded.
hardheaded |ˈhɑrdˈhedɪd| — unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
hardhearted |hɑːrdˈhɑːrtɪd| — devoid of feeling for others
hardihood |ˈhɑːrdɪhʊd| — the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
hardily |hardɪlɪ| — In a hardy manner.
hardiness |ˈhɑːrdɪnəs| — the property of being strong and healthy in constitution
harding |ˈhɑːrdɪŋ| — 29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823)
hardly |ˈhɑːrdlɪ| — only a very short time before
hardness |ˈhɑːrdnəs| — the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
hardpan |ˈhɑːdpan| — crust or layer of hard subsoil encrusted with calcium-carbonate occurring in arid or semiarid regions
hards |ˈhɑːrdz| — plural form of hard
hardship |ˈhɑːrdʃɪp| — a state of misfortune or affliction
hardtack |ˈhɑːrdˌtæk| — very hard unsalted biscuit or bread; a former ship's staple
hardware |ˈhɑːrdwer| — major items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)
hardwearing — Able to withstand a significant amount of usage without deterioration.
hardwood |ˈhɑːrdwʊd| — the wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees (as distinguished from the wood of conifers)
hardy |ˈhɑːrdɪ| — United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
hare |her| — swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
hare-brained |ˈheəbreɪnd| — Alternative form of harebrained.
harebell |ˈherbel| — sometimes placed in genus Scilla
harebrained |ˈheərˌbreɪnd| — very foolish
harelip |ˈherlɪp| — a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip
harem |ˈhærəm| — living quarters reserved for wives and concubines and female relatives in a Muslim household
hari-kari |ˈhɑːriːˈkɑːriː| — Alternative form of hara-kiri. Considered to be incorrect.
haricot |ˈhærɪkəʊ| — a French variety of green bean plant bearing light-colored beans
hark |hɑːrk| — listen; used mostly in the imperative
hark back |ˈhɑːrk ˈbæk| — go back to something earlier
harken |ˈhɑːrkən| — listen; used mostly in the imperative
harlequin |ˈhɑːrləkwɪn| — a clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)
harlequinade |ˌhɑːrlɪkwɪˈneɪd| — acting like a clown or buffoon
harlot |ˈhɑːrlət| — a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
harlotry |ˈhɑːrlətriː| — offering sexual intercourse for pay
harm |hɑːrm| — any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
harmful |ˈhɑːrmfl| — causing or capable of causing harm
harmless |ˈhɑːrmləs| — not causing or capable of causing harm
harmonic |hɑːrˈmɑːnɪk| — a tone that is a component of a complex sound
harmonica |hɑːrˈmɑːnɪkə| — a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
harmonical — involving or characterized by harmony
harmonicon — (dated, music) the harmonica
harmonious |hɑːrˈməʊnɪəs| — exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
harmonist |ˈhɑːmənɪst| — One who shows the agreement of corresponding passages of different authors, as of the four Biblical evangelists.
harmonium |hɑːrˈməʊnɪəm| — a free-reeded instrument with a piano keyboard in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
harmonization |ˌhɑːrmənəˈzeɪʃən| — a piece of harmonized music
harmonize |ˈhɑːrmənaɪz| — go together
harmony |ˈhɑːrmənɪ| — compatibility in opinion and action
harness |ˈhɑːrnɪs| — a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding something to the body (especially one supporting a person suspended from a parachute)
harp |hɑːrp| — a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
harper |ˈhɑːrpər| — someone who plays the harp
harpist |ˈhɑːrpɪst| — someone who plays the harp
harpoon |hɑːrˈpuːn| — a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it
harpsichord |ˈhɑːrpsɪkɔːrd| — a clavier with strings that are plucked by plectra mounted on pivots
harpy |ˈhɑːrpɪ| — a malicious woman with a fierce temper
harquebus |ˈhɑːrkwəbəs| — an obsolete firearm with a long barrel
harridan |ˈhærɪdən| — a scolding (even vicious) old woman
harrier |ˈhærɪər| — a persistent attacker
Harrovian |həˈrəʊviːən| — A pupil of Harrow School, England.
harrow |ˈhærəʊ| — a cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil
harrowing |ˈhærəʊɪŋ| — extremely painful
harry |ˈhærɪ| — annoy continually or chronically
harsh |hɑːrʃ| — unpleasantly stern
harshly |ˈhɑːrʃlɪ| — in a harsh or unkind manner
harshness |ˈhɑːrʃnəs| — the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
harslet |ˈhɑːrslɪt| — Alternative spelling of haslet.
hart |hɑːrt| — United States playwright who collaborated with George S. Kaufman (1904-1961)
hartal |hɑːrˈtɑːl| — (India) The closure of shops and offices, typically as a strike
hartshorn |ˈhɑːrtsˌhɔːrn| — The antler of a hart, once used as a source of ammonia.
harum-scarum |ˌherəm ˈskerəm| — a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
harvest |ˈhɑːrvɪst| — the yield from plants in a single growing season
harvest-mite |ˈhɑːvɪstmaɪt| — any of various mites of the genus Trombicula. Inhabiting forests and grasslands, in their larval stage they attach to various animals including humans and feed on skin, often causing itching.
harvester |ˈhɑːrvɪstər| — someone who helps to gather the harvest
harvesting |ˈhɑːrvəstɪŋ| — the gathering of a ripened crop
has |hæz| — third-person singular simple present indicative form of have
has-been |ˈhæz biːn| — someone who is no longer popular
hash |hæʃ| — chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned
hasheesh |ˈhɑːʃiːʃ| — purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
hasher |ˈhæʃər| — One who hashes.
hashish |ˈhæʃiːʃ| — purified resinous extract of the hemp plant; used as a hallucinogen
haslet |ˈhæslɪt| — heart and liver and other edible viscera especially of hogs; usually chopped and formed into a loaf and braised
hasp |hæsp| — a fastener for a door or lid; a hinged metal plate is fitted over a staple and is locked with a pin or padlock
hassle |ˈhæsl| — an angry disturbance
hassock |ˈhæsək| — thick cushion used as a seat
hast |hæst| — (archaic, poetic or regional) second-person singular simple present form of have
hastate |ˈhæsteɪt| — (of a leaf shape) like a spear point, with flaring pointed lobes at the base
haste |heɪst| — overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
hasteless — Without haste; leisurely.
hasten |ˈheɪsn| — act or move at high speed
hastily |ˈheɪstɪlɪ| — in a hurried or hasty manner
hastiness |ˈheɪstɪnəs| — overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
hasty |ˈheɪstɪ| — excessively quick
hat |hæt| — headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
hat-block |ˈhætblɒk| — A block on which hats are formed or dressed.
hat-stand |ˈhætstænd| — (UK) Alternative spelling of hatstand.
hatband |ˈhætbænd| — a band around the crown of a hat just above the brim
hatch |hætʃ| — the production of young from an egg
hatcher |ˈhætʃər| — One who hatches (transitive senses)
hatchery |ˈhætʃərɪ| — a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions (especially fish eggs)
hatchet |ˈhætʃɪt| — weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians
hatching |ˈhætʃɪŋ| — the production of young from an egg
hatchment |ˈhætʃmʌnt| — (heraldry) An escutcheon of a deceased person, placed within a black lozenge and hung on a wall
hatchway |ˈhætʃweɪ| — an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
hate |heɪt| — the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
hated |ˈheɪtəd| — treated with dislike or contempt
hateful |ˈheɪtfl| — characterized by malice
hatefully |ˈheɪtfəlɪ| — in a hateful manner
hath |hæθ| — (archaic) third-person singular simple present indicative form of have
hatless |ˈhætləs| — not wearing a hat
hatred |ˈheɪtrɪd| — the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
hatter |ˈhætər| — someone who makes and sells hats
hauberk |ˈhɔːrbɜːk| — a long (usually sleeveless) tunic of chain mail formerly worn as defensive armor
haughtiness |ˈhɔːtɪnəs| — overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
haughty |ˈhɔːtɪ| — having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
haul |hɔːl| — the act of drawing or hauling something
haul up |ˈhɒl ʌp| — come to a halt after driving somewhere
haulage |ˈhɔːlɪdʒ| — the act of drawing or hauling something
hauler |ˈhɒlər| — a haulage contractor
haulier |ˈhɔːlɪər| — a haulage contractor
hauling |ˈhɒlɪŋ| — the activity of transporting goods by truck
haulm |hɔːm| — stems of beans and peas and potatoes and grasses collectively as used for thatching and bedding
haunch |hɔːntʃ| — the hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings
haunches |ˈhɔːntʃɪz| — plural form of haunch
haunt |hɔːnt| — a frequently visited place
haunted |ˈhɔːntɪd| — having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
haunter |ˈhɔːntə| — One who haunts.
haunting |ˈhɔːntɪŋ| — continually recurring to the mind
hausen |ˈhaʊzən| — valuable source of caviar and isinglass; found in Black and Caspian seas
hautboy |ˈhəʊbɔɪ| — a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
hauteur |hɔːˈtɜːr| — overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
Havana |həˈvanə| — the capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas
have |hæv| — a person who possesses great material wealth
have down |həv ˈdaʊn| — have (something) mastered
have on |həv ɑːn| — be dressed in
have-on |hævˈɒn| — (UK, colloquial) To trick or deceive deliberately; to play a prank.
haven |ˈheɪvn| — a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
haver |ˈhevər| — (UK) To hem and haw
haversack |ˈhævərsæk| — a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
having |ˈhævɪŋ| — Present participle of have.
havings |ˈhævɪŋz| — plural form of having
havoc |ˈhævək| — violent and needless disturbance
haw |hɔː| — a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
haw-haw |ˈhɔː hɔː| — a loud laugh that sounds like a horse neighing
Hawaiian |həˈwaɪən| — the Oceanic languages spoken on Hawaii
hawfinch |ˈhɔːˌfɪntʃ| — a common large finch of Eurasia
hawk |hɔːk| — diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
hawk-eyed |ˈhɔːk aɪd| — having very keen vision
hawker |ˈhɔːkər| — someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
hawkish |ˈhɔːkɪʃ| — disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
hawse |hɔːz| — the hole that an anchor rope passes through
hawser |ˈhɔːzər| — large heavy rope for nautical use
hawthorn |ˈhɔːθɔːrn| — a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
hay |heɪ| — grass mowed and cured for use as fodder
haycock |ˈheɪˌkɑːk| — a small cone-shaped pile of hay that has been left in the field until it is dry enough to carry to the hayrick
hayfield |ˈheɪˌfɪld| — a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
hayfork |ˈheɪfɔːrk| — a long-handled fork for turning or lifting hay
haying |ˈheɪɪŋ| — the harvesting of hay
hayloft |ˈheɪlɔːft| — a loft in a barn where hay is stored
haymaker |ˈheɪˌmekər| — a farm machine that treats hay to cause more rapid and even drying
haymaking |ˈheɪmeɪkɪŋ| — taking full advantage of an opportunity while it lasts
haymow |ˈheɪˌmaʊ| — a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
hayrack |ˈheɪˌræk| — a rack that holds hay for feeding livestock
hayrick |ˈheɪrɪk| — a stack of hay
hayseed |ˈheɪˌsiːd| — a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
haystack |ˈheɪstæk| — a stack of hay
haywire |ˈheɪwaɪər| — wire for tying up bales of hay
hazard |ˈhæzərd| — a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
hazardous |ˈhæzərdəs| — involving risk or danger
haze |heɪz| — atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
hazel |ˈheɪzl| — Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts
hazelnut |ˈheɪzlnʌt| — any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Corylus bearing edible nuts enclosed in a leafy husk
haziness |ˈheɪzɪnəs| — vagueness attributable to being not clearly defined
hazy |ˈheɪzɪ| — filled or abounding with fog or mist