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hut

 (hŭt)
n.
1. A crude or makeshift dwelling or shelter; a shack.
2. A temporary structure for sheltering troops.
3. A sturdy building offering shelter in the backcountry, as to mountaineers.
tr. & intr.v. hut·ted, hut·ting, huts
To shelter or take shelter in a hut.

[French hutte, of Germanic origin; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]

hut

(hʌt)
n
1. a small house or shelter, usually made of wood or metal
2. (Agriculture) the hut Austral (on a sheep or cattle station) accommodation for the shearers, stockmen, etc
3. (Mountaineering) NZ a shelter for mountaineers, skiers, etc
vb
to furnish with or live in a hut
[C17: from French hutte, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German hutta a crude dwelling]
ˈhutˌlike adj

hut

(hʌt)

n.
1. a small or humble dwelling of simple construction, esp. one made of natural materials, as logs or grass.
2. a simple roofed shelter, often with one or two sides left open.
[1645–55; < French hutte < Frankish, c. Old High German hutt(e)a < West Germanic *hudjā; akin to hide1]

hut


Past participle: hutted
Gerund: hutting

Imperative
hut
hut
Present
I hut
you hut
he/she/it huts
we hut
you hut
they hut
Preterite
I hutted
you hutted
he/she/it hutted
we hutted
you hutted
they hutted
Present Continuous
I am hutting
you are hutting
he/she/it is hutting
we are hutting
you are hutting
they are hutting
Present Perfect
I have hutted
you have hutted
he/she/it has hutted
we have hutted
you have hutted
they have hutted
Past Continuous
I was hutting
you were hutting
he/she/it was hutting
we were hutting
you were hutting
they were hutting
Past Perfect
I had hutted
you had hutted
he/she/it had hutted
we had hutted
you had hutted
they had hutted
Future
I will hut
you will hut
he/she/it will hut
we will hut
you will hut
they will hut
Future Perfect
I will have hutted
you will have hutted
he/she/it will have hutted
we will have hutted
you will have hutted
they will have hutted
Future Continuous
I will be hutting
you will be hutting
he/she/it will be hutting
we will be hutting
you will be hutting
they will be hutting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hutting
you have been hutting
he/she/it has been hutting
we have been hutting
you have been hutting
they have been hutting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hutting
you will have been hutting
he/she/it will have been hutting
we will have been hutting
you will have been hutting
they will have been hutting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hutting
you had been hutting
he/she/it had been hutting
we had been hutting
you had been hutting
they had been hutting
Conditional
I would hut
you would hut
he/she/it would hut
we would hut
you would hut
they would hut
Past Conditional
I would have hutted
you would have hutted
he/she/it would have hutted
we would have hutted
you would have hutted
they would have hutted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hut - temporary military shelterhut - temporary military shelter    
Nissen hut, Quonset hut - a prefabricated hut of corrugated iron having a semicircular cross section
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
2.hut - small crude shelter used as a dwellinghut - 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

hut

noun
1. cabin, shack, shanty, hovel a mud hut with no electricity, gas, or running water
2. shed, outhouse, lean-to, lockup Never leave a garage or garden hut unlocked.

hut

noun
An ugly, squalid dwelling:
Translations
كُوخٌكوخ، مأوى خَشَبي
chatakůlnabouda
hyttebarak
maja
koliba
kofi
小屋
오두막
būda
koča
hydda
กระท่อม
túp lều

hut

[hʌt] N (= shed) → cobertizo m; (= small house) → cabaña f; (= hovel) → barraca f, choza f (Mil) → barracón m, barraca f
mountain hutalbergue m de montaña

hut

[ˈhʌt] n
(= shed) → cabane f
(= dwelling) → hutte f

hut

nHütte f; (Mil) → Baracke f

hut

[hʌt] n (primitive dwelling) → capanna; (in mountains) → baita, rifugio (Mil) → baracca; (shed) → capanno

hut

(hat) noun
a small house or shelter, usually made of wood.

hut

كُوخٌ bouda hytte Hütte καλύβα cabaña maja hutte koliba capanna 小屋 오두막 hut hytte chata cabana хижина hydda กระท่อม kulübe túp lều 小屋
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