[hes-ter] /ˈhɛs tər/
a female given name, form of .
[hes-tuh n; ahy-zuh l-wurth] /ˈhɛs tən; ˈaɪ zəlˌwɜrθ/ noun 1. a former borough, now part of Hounslow, in SE England, near London.
[hes-i-kast] /ˈhɛs ɪˌkæst/ noun 1. one of a sect of mystics that originated in the 14th century among the monks on Mt. Athos, Greece. /ˈhɛsɪˌkæst/ noun 1. (Greek Orthodox Church) a member of a school of mysticism developed by the monks of Mount Athos in the 14th century
[het] /hɛt/ Informal. noun 1. a heterosexual person. adjective 2. heterosexual. /hɛt/ noun 1. (slang) short for heterosexual /hɛt/ verb 1. (archaic or dialect) a past tense and past participle of heat adjective 2. a Scot word for hot adj. “heated,” archaic, late 14c., from variant past participle of heat (cf. lead/led, etc.).
[hi-teer-uh] /hɪˈtɪər ə/ noun, plural hetaerae [hi-teer-ee] /hɪˈtɪər i/ (Show IPA) 1. a highly cultured courtesan or concubine, especially in ancient Greece. 2. any woman who uses her beauty and charm to obtain wealth or social position. /hɪˈtɪərə/ noun (pl) -taerae (-ˈtɪəriː), -tairai (-ˈtaɪraɪ) 1. (esp in ancient Greece) a female prostitute, esp an educated […]