[hey-nuh s] /ˈheɪ nəs/
hateful; odious; abominable; totally reprehensible:
a heinous offense.
late 14c., from Old French hainos “inconvenient, awkward; hateful, unpleasant; odious” (Modern French haineux), from haine “hatred,” from hair “to hate,” from Frankish *hatjan (cf. Old Saxon haton, Old English hatian “to hate;” see hate (v.)). Related: Heinously; heinousness.
Bad; crappy, gross, lame (1980s+ Students)
[hahyn-rik; German hahyn-rikh] /ˈhaɪn rɪk; German ˈhaɪn rɪx/ noun 1. a male given name, Germanic form of .
- Heinrich himmler
[him-ler; German him-luh r] /ˈhɪm lər; German ˈhɪm lər/ noun 1. Heinrich [hahyn-rikh] /ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA), 1900–45, German Nazi leader and chief of the secret police.
- Heinrich schliemann
[shlee-mahn] /ˈʃliˌmɑn/ noun 1. Heinrich [hahyn-rikh] /ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA), 1822–90, German archaeologist: excavated ancient cities of Troy and Mycenae. /German ˈʃliːman/ noun 1. Heinrich (ˈhainrɪç). 1822–90, German archaeologist, who discovered nine superimposed city sites of Troy (1871–90). He also excavated the site of Mycenae (1876)
[hahynz] /haɪnz/ noun 1. H(enry) J(ohn) 1844–1919, U.S. businessman: founder of food-processing company.