a small or humble dwelling of simple construction, especially one made of natural materials, as of logs or grass.
a simple roofed shelter, often with one or two sides left open.
Military. a wooden or metal structure for the temporary housing of troops.
verb (used with object), hutted, hutting.
to furnish with a hut as temporary housing; billet.
verb (used without object), hutted, hutting.
to lodge or take a shelter in a hut.
a small house or shelter, usually made of wood or metal
(Austral) the hut, (on a sheep or cattle station) accommodation for the shearers, stockmen, etc
(NZ) a shelter for mountaineers, skiers, etc
to furnish with or live in a hut
1650s, from French hutte “cottage” (16c.), from Middle High German hütte “cottage, hut,” probably from Proto-Germanic *hudjon-, related to the root of Old English hydan “to hide,” from PIE *keudh-, from root (s)keu- (see hide (n.1)). Apparently first in English as a military word. Old Saxon hutta, Danish hytte, Swedish hytta, Frisian and Middle Dutch hutte, Dutch hut are from High German.
[huht-n] /ˈhʌt n/ noun 1. James, 1726–97, Scottish geologist: formulated uniformitarianism. /ˈhʌtən/ noun 1. James. 1726–97, Scottish geologist, regarded as the founder of modern geology 2. Sir Leonard, known as Len Hutton. 1916–90, English cricketer; the first professional captain of England (1953) Hutton (hŭt’n) Scottish geologist whose theories of rock and land formation laid the […]
[hoo-too] /ˈhu tu/ noun, plural Hutus (especially collectively) Hutu. 1. a member of a Bantu farming people of Rwanda and Burundi, in central Africa. /ˈhuːˌtuː/ noun (pl) -tu, -tus 1. a member of a Negroid people of Rwanda and Burundi
[hoo t-spuh, khoo t-] /ˈhʊt spə, ˈxʊt-/ noun, Slang. 1. unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall. 2. audacity; nerve. Related Terms chutzpa adjective Bright andenergetic; vivacious: a nice, wholesome, chirpy, reasonably intelligent woman (1830s+)
[hoo t-spuh, khoo t-] /ˈhʊt spə, ˈxʊt-/ noun, Slang. 1. unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall. 2. audacity; nerve. /ˈxʊtspə/ noun 1. a variant spelling of chutzpah Related Terms chutzpa adjective Bright andenergetic; vivacious: a nice, wholesome, chirpy, reasonably intelligent woman (1830s+)