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Definition of "hut" []

  • A crude or makeshift dwelling or shelter; a shack. (noun)
  • A temporary structure for sheltering troops. (noun)
  • To shelter or take shelter in a hut. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hut" in a sentence
  • "The shape of the hut is also energy - and resource-efficient, all cozy details that make it a prime location for late-night sleeping-bag storytelling."
  • "Mr. Glenthorpe seemed very pleased with his interest, and told him about a valuable discovery made in a field near what he called the hut circles."
  • "On the floor of the hut is a heap of fine twisting tree-roots which she brought from the forest yesterday; and under the shadow of her grassy roof she sits before the door weaving them into strong, neat baskets, like the one in which the men carried their dinner when they went to hunt."