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hi |haɪ| — an expression of greeting
hi-fi |ˈhaɪ faɪ| — equipment for the reproduction of sound with high fidelity
hiatus |haɪˈeɪtəs| — an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
hibernal |haɪˈbɜːrnl| — characteristic of or relating to winter
hibernate |ˈhaɪbərneɪt| — sleep during winter
hibernation |ˌhaɪbərˈneɪʃn| — the torpid or resting state in which some animals pass the winter
Hibernian |haɪˈbɜːrniːən| — Of or pertaining to Ireland; Irish.
hibiscus |hɪˈbɪskəs| — any plant of the genus Hibiscus
hic |hɪk| — An approximation to the sound of a hiccup, used e.g. to indicate drunkenness.
hiccough |ˈhɪkʌp| — (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
hiccup |ˈhɪkʌp| — (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion
hick |hɪk| — a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
hickey |ˈhɪkɪ| — a small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
hickory |ˈhɪkərɪ| — valuable tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees
hid |hɪd| — simple past tense of hide
hidalgo |həˈdælˌɡəʊ| — A member of the Spanish nobility, especially one without a title.
hidden |ˈhɪdn| — not accessible to view
hide |haɪd| — the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
hide-and-go-seek — (US) hide and seek
hide-and-seek |ˌhaɪd n ˈsiːk| — a game in which a child covers his eyes while the other players hide then tries to find them
hide-away |ˈhaɪdəˌweɪ| — To stash or store something in a secret location.
hide-out |ˈhaɪd aʊt| — A place to hide
hideaway |ˈhaɪdəweɪ| — a hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws
hidebound |ˈhaɪdbaʊnd| — stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded
hideous |ˈhɪdɪəs| — grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
hideously |ˈhɪdɪəslɪ| — in a hideous manner
hideout |ˈhaɪdaʊt| — a hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws
hiding |ˈhaɪdɪŋ| — the activity of keeping something secret
hiding-place |ˈhaɪdɪŋ pleɪs| — a place where something or someone may be safely hidden
hie |haɪ| — move hurridly
hierarch |ˈhaɪərɑːk| — a person who holds a high position in a hierarchy
hierarchical |ˌhaɪəˈrɑːrkɪkl| — classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers
hierarchically |ˌhaɪəˈrɑːrkɪkəlɪ| — in a hierarchical manner
hierarchy |ˈhaɪərɑːrkɪ| — a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system
hieratic |ˈhaɪərætɪk| — a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests
hieroglyph |ˈhaɪərəɡlɪf| — writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
hieroglyphic |ˌhaɪərəˈɡlɪfɪk| — writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
hieroglyphics |ˌhɑɪərəˈɡlɪfɪks| — plural form of hieroglyphic
higgle |ˈhɪɡəl| — wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
higgledy-piggledy |ˌhɪɡldɪ ˈpɪɡldɪ| — in a disordered manner
higgler |ˈhɪɡlər| — (archaic) A person who trades in dairy, poultry, and small game animals.
high |haɪ| — a lofty level or position or degree
high-altitude — occurring at or from a relative high altitude
high-blown |bləʊn| — (archaic) inflated, as with conceit
high-born |ˈhaɪbɔːn| — Alternative spelling of highborn.
high-class |ˈhaɪ klæs| — pretentiously elegant
high-end |haɪˈend| — Most sophisticated or expensive
high-energy — providing a relatively large amount of energy upon undergoing a chemical reaction
high-fidelity |ˌhaɪ fɪˈdelɪtɪ| — characterized by minimal distortion in sound reproduction
high-flier |ˈflaɪər| — Alternative form of highflier.
high-flown |ˈhaɪˈfləʊn| — pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)
high-flyer |ˈhaɪˌflaɪə| — Alternative form of highflier.
high-frequency |haɪ ˈfriːkwənsɪ| — (radio) The frequency area from 3 MHz through 30 MHz, commonly used for radio broadcasting.
high-grade |ˈhaɪ ɡreɪd| — surpassing in quality
high-handed |haɪ ˈhændɪd| — given to haughty disregard of others
high-handedly |haɪ ˈhændɪdlɪ| — in a domineering high-handed manner
high-handedness |ˈhændɪdnɪs| — overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
high-hat |ˈhaɪˈhæt| — disdainful; haughty
high-hearted |ˈhaɪˈhɑːtɪd| — Full of courage or nobleness.
high-level |ˈhaɪ levəl| — at an elevated level in rank or importance
high-minded |haɪ ˈmaɪndɪd| — of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
high-necked |haɪ ˈnekt| — (of a garment) having a high neckline
high-octane |haɪ ˈɒkteɪn| — used of gasoline; having a high octane number
high-performance — modified to give superior performance
high-pitched |haɪ ˈpɪtʃt| — set at a sharp or high angle or slant
high-power — vigorously energetic or forceful
high-powered |haɪ ˈpaʊəd| — vigorously energetic or forceful
high-pressure |ˈhɑɪˈpreʃər| — aggressively and persistently persuasive
high-priced |haɪ ˈpraɪst| — having a high price
high-priest — A clergyman with a higher function than a normal priest.
high-profile |ˌhaɪˈprəʊfaɪl| — (rare) Alternative spelling of high-profile.
high-quality — Of very good (high) quality.
high-ranking |haɪ ˈrænkɪŋ| — at an elevated level in rank or importance
high-resolution |ˌhaɪrezəˈluːʃən| — producing images that are sharp and finely detailed
high-rise |ˈhaɪ raɪz| — tower consisting of a multistoried building of offices or apartments
high-riser |ˈhaɪˈraɪzər| — A bed comprising a top frame and mattress and another that can be collapsed and stashed beneath the first.
high-risk |ˈhaɪrɪsk| — not financially safe or secure
high-road |ˈhaɪrəʊd| — (chiefly UK) A main road or highway.
high-scaler |ˈhaɪˈskeɪlə| — (US, historical) Any of the dam constructions workers who abseiled the canyon walls to prepare the surface for the concrete pour.
high-sounding |haɪ ˈsaʊndɪŋ| — pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)
high-speed |ˈhaɪ spiːd| — operating at high speed
high-spirited |ˈhɑɪˈspɪrətɪd| — joyously unrestrained
high-strung |strʌŋ| — being in a tense state
high-tech |ˈhɑɪˈtek| — resembling or making use of highly advanced technology or devices
high-technology — Any highly technical or specialized technological application or equipment, especially one that involves complex electronics or computing
high-toned |haɪ ˈtəʊnd| — pretentiously elegant
high-up |ˈhaɪ ʌp| — an important or influential (and often overbearing) person
high-yield |ˈhaɪˈjiːld| — yielding a large amount of agricultural or industrial production
highball |ˈhaɪbɔːl| — a mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass
highbinder |ˈhaɪˌbaɪndər| — a corrupt politician
highborn |ˈhaɪbɔːrn| — belonging to the peerage
highboy |ˈhaɪbɔɪ| — a tall chest of drawers divided into two sections and supported on four legs
highbred |ˈhaɪbɔːn| — Alternative form of high-bred.
highbrow |ˈhaɪbraʊ| — a person of intellectual or erudite tastes
higher |ˈhaɪər| — advanced in complexity or elaboration
higher-up |əp| — one of greater rank or station or quality
highest |ˈhaɪəst| — superlative form of high: most high
highfalutin |ˌhaɪfəˈluːtɪn| — affectedly genteel
highflier |ˈhaɪˌflaɪər| — a person of great ability and ambition
highflyer |haɪˈflaɪər| — a person of great ability and ambition
highhandedness — The property of being highhanded.
highland |ˈhaɪlənd| — elevated (e.g., mountainous) land
Highlander |ˈhaɪˌlændər| — a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands
highlands |ˈhɑɪləndz| — a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty; known for the style of dress (the kilt and tartan) and the clan system (now in disuse)
highlight |ˈhaɪlaɪt| — the most interesting or memorable part
highlighter |ˈhaɪlaɪtər| — a cosmetic used to highlight the eyes or cheekbones
highlights |ˈhaɪˌlaɪts| — plural form of highlight
highly |ˈhaɪlɪ| — to a high degree or extent; favorably or with much respect
highness |ˈhaɪnəs| — (Your Highness or His Highness or Her Highness) title used to address a royal person
highroad |ˈhaɪrəʊd| — a highway
hight |ˈhaɪt| — (archaic) To call, name.
highway |ˈhaɪweɪ| — a major road for any form of motor transport
highwayman |ˈhaɪweɪmən| — a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
hijab |hɪˈdʒɑːb| — a headscarf worn by Muslim women; conceals the hair and neck and usually has a face veil that covers the face
hijack |ˈhaɪdʒæk| — seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
hijacker |ˈhaɪdʒækər| — a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
hijacking |ˈhaɪdʒækɪŋ| — robbery of a traveller or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force
hike |haɪk| — a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
hiker |ˈhaɪkər| — a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
hiking |ˈhaɪkɪŋ| — a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
hilarious |hɪˈlerɪəs| — marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
hilarity |hɪˈlærətɪ| — great merriment
Hilary |ˈhɪlərɪ| — A male given name.
hill |hɪl| — a local and well-defined elevation of the land
hillbilly |ˈhɪlbɪlɪ| — a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
hilling |ˈhɪlɪŋ| — The act or process of heaping or drawing earth around plants.
hillman |ˈhɪlˌmæn| — A native or inhabitant of hilly or mountainous country; a tribesman who lives in the mountains.
hillock |ˈhɪlək| — a small natural hill
hillside |ˈhɪlsaɪd| — the side or slope of a hill
hilltop |ˈhɪltɑːp| — the peak of a hill
hilly |ˈhɪlɪ| — having hills and crags
hilt |hɪlt| — the handle of a sword or dagger
hilus |ˈhaɪləs| — (anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ
him |hɪm| — A masculine pronoun; he as a grammatical object.With dative effect or as an indirect object. [from 9th c.]
Himalayan |ˌhɪməˈleɪən| — of or relating to the Himalayas
himself |hɪmˈself| — The reflexive pronoun for God.
hind |haɪnd| — any of several mostly spotted fishes that resemble groupers
hinder |ˈhɪndər| — be a hindrance or obstacle to
hindering |ˈhɪndərɪŋ| — preventing movement
Hindi |ˈhɪndɪ| — the most widely spoken of modern Indic vernaculars; spoken mostly in the north of India; along with English it is the official language of India; usually written in Devanagari script
hindmost |ˈhaɪndməʊst| — located farthest to the rear
Hindoo |ˈhɪnduː| — a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
hindquarters |ˌhaɪndˈkwɔːrtərz| — the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
hindrance |ˈhɪndrəns| — something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
hindsight |ˈhaɪndsaɪt| — understanding the nature of an event after it has happened
Hindu |ˈhɪnduː| — a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
Hinduism |ˈhɪnduːɪzəm| — the religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
Hindustani |ˌhɪndʊˈstɑːnɪ| — a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
hinge |hɪndʒ| — a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
hint |hɪnt| — an indirect suggestion
hinterland |ˈhɪntərlænd| — a remote and undeveloped area
hip |hɪp| — either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
hip-bone |ˈhɪpbəʊn| — (anatomy) One of the two bones that form the sides of the pelvis.
hip-roof |ˈhɪpruːf| — A roof formed from inclined, planar ends and sides, joined at their edges to form hips, the longer sides forming a ridge at the top
hipbone |ˈhɪpˈbəʊn| — large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis
hipped |hɪpt| — having hips; or having hips as specified (usually in combination)
hippie |ˈhɪpɪ| — someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
hippo |ˈhɪpəʊ| — an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
hippocampi |ˌhɪpəʊˈkæmpaɪ| — plural form of hippocampus
hippocampus |ˌhɪpəˈkæmpəs| — a complex neural structure (shaped like a sea horse) consisting of grey matter and located on the floor of each lateral ventricle; intimately involved in motivation and emotion as part of the limbic system; has a central role in the formation of memories
hippodrome |ˈhɪpədrəʊm| — a stadium for horse shows or horse races
hippopotami |ˌhɪpəˈpɒtəmaɪ| — plural form of hippopotamus
hippopotamus |ˌhɪpəˈpɑːtəməs| — massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa
hippy |ˈhɪpɪ| — someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
hipster |ˈhɪpstər| — someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
hircine |ˈhɜːsaɪn| — of or pertaining to or suggestive of a goat (especially in strong odor)
hire |ˈhaɪər| — a newly hired employee
hire out |ˈhaɪər ˈaʊt| — grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee
hire-purchase |ˈhaɪəˈpɜːtʃəs| — installment plan
hired |ˈhaɪərd| — having services engaged for a fee
hireling |ˈhaɪərlɪŋ| — a person who works only for money
hirer |hɪrer| — a person responsible for hiring workers
hiring |ˈhaɪrɪŋ| — Present participle of hire.
hirsute |ˈhɜːrsuːt| — having or covered with hair
his |hɪz| — Belonging to him. [from 8th c.]
Hispanic |hɪˈspænɪk| — an American whose first language is Spanish
hispid |ˈhɪspɪd| — (of animals or plants) having stiff coarse hairs or bristles
hiss |hɪs| — a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
hissing |ˈhɪsɪŋ| — a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval)
hist |hɪst| — (UK) history, mainly used by schoolchildren.
histiology |ˌhɪstɪˈɒlədʒɪ| — (dated) histology
histogram |ˈhɪstəɡræm| — a bar chart representing a frequency distribution; heights of the bars represent observed frequencies
histologic — of or relating to histology
histological |ˌhɪstəˈlɒdʒɪkəl| — of or relating to histology
histologically |hɪstəˈlɒdʒɪklɪ| — involving the use of histology or histological techniques
histology |hɪˈstɑːlədʒɪ| — the branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues
historian |hɪˈstɔːrɪən| — a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
historic |hɪˈstɔːrɪk| — belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
historical |hɪˈstɔːrɪkl| — having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
historically |hɪˈstɔːrɪklɪ| — throughout history
historicism |hɪˈstɔːrɪsɪzəm| — a theory that social and cultural events are determined by history
historicity |hɪstəˈrɪsɪtiː| — The characteristic of having existed in history.
historiographer |hɪˌstɔːriːˈɑːɡrəfər| — a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
historiographic — Relating to the writing of history.
historiography |hɪˌstɔːrɪˈɑːɡrəfɪ| — a body of historical literature
history |ˈhɪstrɪ| — the aggregate of past events
histrionic |ˌhɪstrɪˈɑːnɪk| — characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected
histrionical — (UK) Alternative form of histrionic.
histrionics |ˌhɪstrɪˈɑnɪks| — a performance of a play
hit |hɪt| — (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
hit-and-miss |ˌhɪtənˈmɪs| — inconsistent, unpredictable, sometimes succeeding and sometimes failing
hit-and-run |ˈhɪtənˈrʌn| — designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape
hit-or-miss |ˈhɪtərˈmɪs| — dependent upon or characterized by chance
hitch |hɪtʃ| — a period of time spent in military service
hitch-hike |ˈhɪtʃhaɪk| — Alternative spelling of hitchhike.
hitched |ˈhɪtʃt| — simple past tense and past participle of hitch
hitchhike |ˈhɪtʃˌhɑɪk| — travel by getting free rides from motorists
hither |ˈhɪðər| — to this place (especially toward the speaker)
hitherto |ˌhɪðərˈtuː| — used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
hitherward |ˈhɪðəwəd| — (archaic) Toward this place
hitherwards — (archaic) Toward this place.
hitman |ˈhɪtmæn| — a professional killer who uses a gun
hitter |ˈhɪtər| — (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
hive |haɪv| — a teeming multitude
hiver — One who collects bees into a hive.
hives |ˈhaɪvz| — an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs