[huhs-ahyt] /ˈhʌs aɪt/
a member of the religious reformist and nationalistic movement initiated by John in Bohemia in the late 14th century.
of or relating to John or the Hussites.
an adherent of the religious ideas of John Huss or a member of the movement initiated by him
of or relating to John Huss, his teachings, followers, etc
1530s, follower of John Huss, Bohemian religious reformer burnt in 1415. His name is an abbreviation of the name of his native village, Husinec, literally “goose-pen.”
[huhs-ee, huhz-ee] /ˈhʌs i, ˈhʌz i/ noun, plural hussies. 1. a brazen or immoral woman. 2. a mischievous, impudent, or ill-behaved girl. /ˈhʌsɪ; -zɪ/ noun (pl) -sies 1. a shameless or promiscuous woman 2. (dialect) a folder for needles, thread, etc n. 1520s, “mistress of a household, housewife,” alteration of Middle English husewif (see housewife). […]
[huhs-tingz] /ˈhʌs tɪŋz/ noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) 1. (before 1872) the temporary platform on which candidates for the British Parliament stood when nominated and from which they addressed the electors. 2. any place from which political campaign speeches are made. 3. the political campaign trail. 4. Also called hustings court. a […]
[huhs-ler] /ˈhʌs lər/ noun 1. an enterprising person determined to succeed; go-getter. 2. Slang. a person who employs fraudulent or unscrupulous methods to obtain money; swindler. 3. Informal. an expert gambler or game player who seeks out challengers, especially unsuspecting amateur ones, in order to win money from them: He earned his living as a […]
[huhs-uh l] /ˈhʌs əl/ verb (used without object), hustled, hustling. 1. to proceed or work rapidly or energetically: to hustle about putting a house in order. 2. to push or force one’s way; jostle or shove. 3. to be aggressive, especially in business or other financial dealings. 4. Slang. to earn one’s living by illicit […]