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Hugging

hʌɡ

Meanings of Hugging:

verb

Squeeze (someone) tightly in one's arms, typically to express affection.

Usage examples:

He hugged her close to him
noun

An act of holding someone tightly in one's arms, typically to express affection.

Usage examples:

There were hugs and tears as they were reunited

Present participle of hug

Meanings of Hugs:

verb

Squeeze (someone) tightly in one's arms, typically to express affection.

Usage examples:

He hugged her close to him
noun

An act of holding someone tightly in one's arms, typically to express affection.

Usage examples:

There were hugs and tears as they were reunited

Meanings of Huguenot:

noun

A french protestant of the 16th and 17th centuries. largely calvinist, the huguenots suffered severe persecution at the hands of the catholic majority, and many thousands emigrated from france.

Usage examples:

The first huguenot ministers arrived in france in 1553.

Huguenots

ˈhjuːɡənəʊ

Meanings of Huguenots:

noun

A french protestant of the 16th and 17th centuries. largely calvinist, the huguenots suffered severe persecution at the hands of the catholic majority, and many thousands emigrated from france.

Usage examples:

The first huguenot ministers arrived in france in 1553.

Huh

Meanings of Huh:

exclamation

Used to express scorn, anger, or surprise.

Usage examples:

‘huh,’ she snorted, ‘over my dead body!’

Hui

ˈhuːi

Meanings of Hui:

noun

(in new zealand) a large social or ceremonial gathering.

Usage examples:

We have to organise a hui, and this time we're tangata whenua ki muri - working behind the scenes, …

Huia

ˈhuːɪə

Meanings of Huia:

noun

An extinct new zealand wattlebird with glossy black plumage, the female having a much longer and more curved bill than the male. the tail feathers were formerly prized by maori people, and the last huia was seen in 1907.

Usage examples:

Ornithologists and naturalists, including the renowned nineteenth-century illustrator john gould, o…

Meanings of Hula:

noun

A dance performed by hawaiian women, characterized by six basic steps, undulating hips, and gestures symbolizing or imitating natural phenomena or historical or mythological subjects.

Usage examples:

A brief featurette that looks at animating the hula dancing, an important part of hawaiian culture.

Hulas

ˈhuːlə

Meanings of Hulas:

noun

A dance performed by hawaiian women, characterized by six basic steps, undulating hips, and gestures symbolizing or imitating natural phenomena or historical or mythological subjects.

Usage examples:

A brief featurette that looks at animating the hula dancing, an important part of hawaiian culture.

Hulk

hʌlk

Meanings of Hulk:

noun

An old ship stripped of fittings and permanently moored, especially for use as storage or (formerly) as a prison.

Usage examples:

Some ships were dismasted and used as prison or storage hulks.

Meanings of Hulking:

adjective

(of a person or object) very large, heavy, or clumsy.

Usage examples:

A hulking young man

Hulks

hʌlk

Meanings of Hulks:

noun

An old ship stripped of fittings and permanently moored, especially for use as storage or (formerly) as a prison.

Usage examples:

Some ships were dismasted and used as prison or storage hulks.

Meanings of Hull:

noun

The main body of a ship or other vessel, including the bottom, sides, and deck but not the masts, superstructure, rigging, engines, and other fittings.

Usage examples:

The main structural bulkhead supports the hull sides at the chain plates and the cabin top at the m…
verb

Hit and pierce the hull of (a ship) with a missile.

Usage examples:

The ship was being hulled and all would die
proper noun

A city and port in north-eastern england, situated at the junction of the hull and humber rivers; population 263,000 (est. 2009).

Meanings of Hullaballoo:

noun

A commotion; a fuss.

Usage examples:

Remember all the hullabaloo over the golf ball?

Hullaballoos

ˌhʌl.ə.bəˈluː

Meanings of Hullaballoos:

noun

A loud noise made by people, often because they are angry, or a situation in which many people are angry or upset

Usage examples:

They finally stopped production of the play because of all the hullabaloo it caused.

Hullabaloo

ˌhʌləbəˈluː

Meanings of Hullabaloo:

noun

A commotion; a fuss.

Usage examples:

Remember all the hullabaloo over the golf ball?

Hullabaloos

ˌhʌləbəˈluː

Meanings of Hullabaloos:

noun

A commotion; a fuss.

Usage examples:

Remember all the hullabaloo over the golf ball?

Meanings of Hulled:

adjective

(of a fruit, seed, or grain) having had the hull removed.

Usage examples:

A cup of hulled strawberries
verb

Hit and pierce the hull of (a ship) with a missile.

Usage examples:

The ship was being hulled and all would die

Meanings of Hulling:

verb

Hit and pierce the hull of (a ship) with a missile.

Usage examples:

The ship was being hulled and all would die
noun

The main body of a ship or other vessel, including the bottom, sides, and deck but not the masts, superstructure, rigging, engines, and other fittings.

Usage examples:

The main structural bulkhead supports the hull sides at the chain plates and the cabin top at the m…
proper noun

A city and port in north-eastern england, situated at the junction of the hull and humber rivers; population 263,000 (est. 2009).

Meanings of Hullo:

exclamation

Used as a greeting or to begin a phone conversation.

Usage examples:

Hello there, katie!
noun

An utterance of ‘hello’; a greeting.

Usage examples:

She was getting polite nods and hellos from people
verb

Say or shout ‘hello’.

Usage examples:

I pressed the phone button and helloed

Hulloed

həˈləʊ

Meanings of Hulloed:

verb

Say or shout ‘hello’.

Usage examples:

I pressed the phone button and helloed
exclamation

Used as a greeting or to begin a phone conversation.

Usage examples:

Hello there, katie!
noun

An utterance of ‘hello’; a greeting.

Usage examples:

She was getting polite nods and hellos from people

Meanings of Hulloes:

verb

Say or shout ‘hello’.

Usage examples:

I pressed the phone button and helloed
exclamation

Used as a greeting or to begin a phone conversation.

Usage examples:

Hello there, katie!
noun

An utterance of ‘hello’; a greeting.

Usage examples:

She was getting polite nods and hellos from people

Hulloing

həˈləʊ

Meanings of Hulloing:

verb

Say or shout ‘hello’.

Usage examples:

I pressed the phone button and helloed
exclamation

Used as a greeting or to begin a phone conversation.

Usage examples:

Hello there, katie!
noun

An utterance of ‘hello’; a greeting.

Usage examples:

She was getting polite nods and hellos from people

Meanings of Hulls:

noun

The main body of a ship or other vessel, including the bottom, sides, and deck but not the masts, superstructure, rigging, engines, and other fittings.

Usage examples:

The main structural bulkhead supports the hull sides at the chain plates and the cabin top at the m…
verb

Hit and pierce the hull of (a ship) with a missile.

Usage examples:

The ship was being hulled and all would die
proper noun

A city and port in north-eastern england, situated at the junction of the hull and humber rivers; population 263,000 (est. 2009).

Hum

hʌm

Meanings of Hum:

verb

Make a low, steady continuous sound like that of a bee.

Usage examples:

The computers hummed
noun

A low, steady continuous sound.

Usage examples:

The hum of insects
exclamation

Used to express hesitation or dissent.

Usage examples:

‘ah, hum, elsie, isn't it?’

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