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shan·ty 1

 (shăn′tē)
n. pl. shan·ties
A roughly built, often ramshackle building; a shack.

[Probably from Canadian French chantier, hut in a lumber camp, from French, timberyard, from Old French, gantry, from Latin canthērius, rafter, nag, from Greek kanthēlios, pack ass.]

shan·ty 2

 (shăn′tē)
n.
Variant of chantey.

shanty

(ˈʃæntɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Architecture) a ramshackle hut; crude dwelling
2. Austral and NZ a public house, esp an unlicensed one
3. (Forestry) (formerly, in Canada)
a. a log bunkhouse at a lumber camp
b. the camp itself
[C19: from Canadian French chantier cabin built in a lumber camp, from Old French gantier gantry]

shanty

(ˈʃæntɪ) or

shantey

;

chanty

(ˈʃæntɪ; ˈtʃæn-) or

chantey

n, pl -ties or -teys
(Music, other) a song originally sung by sailors, esp a rhythmic one forming an accompaniment to work
[C19: from French chanter to sing; see chant]

shan•ty1

(ˈʃæn ti)

n., pl. -ties.
a crudely built hut, cabin, or house.
[1810–20]

shan•ty2

(ˈʃæn ti)

n., pl. -ties.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shanty - small crude shelter used as a dwellingshanty - small crude shelter used as a dwelling
igloo, iglu - an Eskimo hut; usually built of blocks (of sod or snow) in the shape of a dome
mudhif - a reed hut in the marshlands of Iraq; rare since the marshes were drained
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
2.shanty - a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors
work song - a usually rhythmical song to accompany repetitious work

shanty

noun
1. shack, shed, cabin, hut, lean-to, hovel, shiel (Scot.), bothy (Scot.), shieling (Scot.) a young population in urban slums and shanties
2. song, song, air, tune, chant, ballad, hymn, ditty one of my father's favourite sea shanties

shanty

noun
An ugly, squalid dwelling:
Translations
أُغْنِيَة بَحّارَهكوخ خَشَب
chatrčnámořnický popěvek
hytteskursømandssang
tengerészdal
kofi, hreysi
jūreivių darbo dainalūšnelė
būdajurnieku darba dziesmamājele
námornícka pieseň
derme çatma yapıgecekonduheyamola

shanty

1 [ˈʃæntɪ] N (Brit) (also sea shanty) → saloma f

shanty

2 [ˈʃæntɪ] Nchabola f, jacal m (Mex), bohío m (CAm), callampa f (Chile)

shanty

[ˈʃænti] n
(= hut) → baraque f
(= song) → chanson f de marinsshanty town shantytown [ˈʃæntitaʊn] nbidonville m

shanty

1
n (= hut)Baracke f, → Hütte f

shanty

2
n (Mus) → Seemannslied nt, → Shanty nt

shanty

1 [ˈʃæntɪ] n (also sea shanty) → canzone f marinaresca

shanty

2 [ˈʃæntɪ] nbaracca

shanty

(ˈʃӕnti) plural ˈshanties noun
1. a roughly-built hut or shack.
2. (also sea shanty) a song that sailors used to sing while working.
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