HETEROSEXUAL – adjectives
– BI-CURIOUS of a heterosexual person: interested in having a sexual experience or relationship with a person of the same sex, esp. for the first time …1984
– HETERO heterosexual …1930s
– JAM designating a heterosexual person, esp. a man …1930 US homosexual sl.
– NAFF heterosexual …1965 Brit. homosexual sl.
– STRAIGHT heterosexual …1941 sl., orig. US
heterosexual – person
– BABY-MAKER a heterosexual …1972 S. Afr. homosexual sl.
– BITCH’S BLIND a homosexual or bisexual man’s heterosexual wife …Bk1972 US homosexual sl.
– B.M. a heterosexual (Baby-Maker) …1972 S. Afr. homosexual sl.
– GAY DECEIVER a heterosexual feigning homosexuality in order to escape military obligation …Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– GAY GODDESS a heterosexual woman who prefers the company of gay men …1999 US homosexual sl.
– GERTIE a heterosexual woman; any woman …1972 S. Afr. homosexual sl.
– HASBIAN (chiefly derogatory & offensive) a woman who previously identified as a lesbian, esp. one who now identifies as heterosexual …1989
– HESEXUAL * a non-homosexual man whose virile appearance both draws and repels the homosexual …Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– HET a heterosexual person …Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– HETBOY a heterosexual male …1995 US sl.
– HETER a heterosexual person …1951
– HETERO a heterosexual person …1957
– HETEROFLEXIBLE a straight person with a homosexual mind-set …Bk2006 Amer. sl.
– HETEROROMANTIC a person who is romantically attracted to people of the opposite sex …2004
– HETEROSEXIST a person who discriminates or displays prejudice against people who are not heterosexual; one who believes that heterosexuality is the only normal or natural sexual orientation or identity …1971
– HETEROSEXUAL a person who is sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex; a heterosexual person …1892
– HETGIRL a heterosexual female …1995 US sl.
– KANE a non-homosexual man whose virile appearance both draws and repels the homosexual …Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– METROSEXUAL an urban, heterosexual male who, in matters of style or recreation, has similar tastes to those stereotypically associated with women or homosexual men …1994 UK sl.
– NAFF OMEE a heterosexual …1960s homosexual sl.
– ONE-WAY STREET a heterosexual person who will not participate in homosexual activities …M20 US sl.
– PANCAKE a heterosexual woman …1970s US homosexual sl.
– QUEEN a heterosexual …1960s homosexual sl.
– QUEEN BEE a heterosexual woman who seeks out the company of homosexual men …1957 US sl.
– QUEER BIRD a heterosexual who dabbles in homosexuality …1960s US homosexual sl.
– STRAIGHT a heterosexual …1941 sl., orig. US
– VANILLA a heterosexual who practices normal sexual behaviour …1980s US sl.
HEW – verbs
– HAG to hew; to chop; to cut down with an axe; to hack, to cut clumsily or roughly …c1400 N. Eng. dial.
– TO-CUT † to cut to pieces; to hew asunder; to cut greatly …1382
– TO-HEW † to hew to pieces …c1000
– YAW to hew; to strike with something sharp …a1529 Eng. dial.
HEWING – nouns
– HAG a cutting, hewing, or felling …1808 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
HEX – nouns
– HEEBIE a spell or hex …1969 Amer. dial.
hex – verbs
– DEVIL to bewitch, to hex …1970 Amer. dial.
HEXAGON – adjectives
– SIX-SQUARE † having six sides; hexagonal …c1530
hexagon – nouns
– SISEANGLE †* a hexagon …1551
– SIX-SQUARE † a hexagon …1680
HIBERNATE – nouns
– HIBERNACULUM the place or nest where an animal hibernates …L18
hibernate – verbs
– DEN UP to retire; to hibernate …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– HIEMATE * to pass the winter, to hibernate …1623
– HYEMATE * to winter; to hibernate …E17
HIBERNATING – adjectives
– LATITANT of an animal: hibernating …1646
HIBERNATION – nouns
– LATITANCY of an animal: hibernation …1646
HICCUP – adjectives (includes HICCUPING)
– SINGULTOUS * affected with hiccups …1851
– SINGULTUOUS † characterized by hiccuping …1575
hiccup – nouns
– BELKUPPING hiccupping …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BELLY-GULP a hiccup …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CHICKEN TROUBLE hiccups …1969 Amer. dial.
– HEEBIE-JEEBIES the hiccups …1968 Amer. dial.
– HICK * a hiccup; also a hesitation in speech …E17
– HICKET † a hiccup …1544 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HICKOCK † a hiccup …1538
– SINGULTURE † the hiccups, hiccuping …1657
– SINGULTUS hiccups, hiccuping …1754-64
– SNICK-UP a hiccup …1829 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– TEACUPS the hiccups ..1969 Amer. dial.
– YASK a hiccup …1879 Eng. dial.
– YEKE a hiccup; generally used in plural …1750 Eng. dial.
– YESK † a hiccup or the hiccups …a700 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– YESKING † hiccuping …1398 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YEX † a hiccup or the hiccups …a700 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– YEXING † hiccuping …1398 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YOKE a hiccup; generally used in plural …1750 Eng. dial.
– YOX † a hiccup or the hiccups …1776 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
hiccup – person
– YEXER one who hiccups …1611
hiccup – verbs
– HICK * to hiccup …E17
– HICKET † to hiccup …1584 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HICKOCK † to hiccup …1598
– SNICK-UP to hiccup …B1900 Amer. dial.
– YEAP’M † to hiccup; to belch …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YECK to cough; to hiccup; to retch …1766 Sc.
– YEKE to cough; to hiccup; to retch …1766 Eng. dial.
– YESK † to hiccup …a1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– YEX † to hiccup …a1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– YOKE to cough; to hiccup; to retch …1766 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YOX † to hiccup …1721 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
HICKEY – nouns
– BUMP a hickey …c1960 Amer. dial.
– BURN a mark on the skin where someone has sucked it hard and brought blood to the surface; a hickey …1968 Amer. dial.
– CAT’S ASS a hickey …1967 Amer. dial.
– CHERRY a hickey …1967 Amer. dial.
– LOVE BITE a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
– LOVE MARK a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
– MONKEY-BITE n. a mark left, often on the shoulder, by amorous biting; a hickey …c1930 Can. sl.
– MOOCH SPOT a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
– OCTOPUS BITE a hickey; a mark on the skin where somebody has sucked it hard and brought the blood to the surface …1970 Amer. dial.
– PASSION BITE a mark on the skin caused by sucking or biting; a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
– PASSION BLISTER a mark on the skin caused by sucking or biting; a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
– PASSION BUMP a mark on the skin caused by sucking or biting; a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
– PASSION KISS a mark on the skin caused by sucking or biting; a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
– PASSION MARK a mark on the skin caused by sucking or biting; a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
– PASSION PIMPLE a mark on the skin caused by sucking or biting; a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
– PASSION SPOT a mark on the skin caused by sucking or biting; a hickey …1965 Amer. dial.
HID – adjectives
– LATITANT that lies concealed or hid; lurking …1650
– QUIET † acting or living quietly; remaining hid or secret; fast asleep …1533 Sc.
hid – nouns
– LATITANCY the state of lying concealed or hid …1701
hid – verbs
– LATITATE †* to lurk; to lie hid …1623
– LUSK † to lie hid; to lie idly or at ease; to indulge in laziness; to skulk …c1330
HIDDEN – adjectives
– ABDITE †* hidden away; put out of the way …1635
– ABSCOND †* hidden from view …1719
– ABSTRUSE † concealed, hidden, secret …1602
– ABSTRUSED †* concealed, hidden, remote …1607
– BALKED UP hidden, screened from sight …1892 Eng. dial.
– BEDILT †* hidden, covered …1660
– DATCHIE hidden, secret …19C Sc.
– DELITESCENT lying hid, concealed, or obscured …1684
– DOGGO hidden away; quiet and waiting …Bk2006 US sl.
– DOWN SOUTH hidden, buried; in one’s pocket …1910s Aust. sl.
– HIDDENMOST most hidden or secret …L19
– HIDLINGS hidden, secret, underhand, clandestine …L18 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– INVOLUTE hidden, obscure …M17
– LATESCENT becoming hidden or obscure …1836
– OCCULT † hidden from sight; concealed; not exposed to view …1567 now rare or obs.
– OCCULTED † hidden, concealed …1597
– OPERTANEOUS †* of secret, hidden, or covert nature; done in private, hidden from view, concealed …1656
– SCOUSED secluded, hidden …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– TAPISED † hidden, concealed …1621
– TAPIST † hidden, concealed …1621
– VELATED † covered over; veiled, hidden …1542
hidden – adverbs
– SKOOK in a hidden manner, secretly, furtively, with a gloomy, scowling mien …1866 Sc.
hidden – nouns
– ABDITORY a hidden or withdrawn place; a concealed repository …1658
– HEAL a hidden spot; an unseen place; shelter …1691 Eng. dial.
– OCCULT †* something hidden or secret …1656
– STASH something hidden …1914 sl.
hidden – verbs
– LIE DOGGO to remain hidden or motionless so as not to be noticed …1893 sl.
– STAY DOGGO to remain hidden or motionless so as not to be noticed …1893 sl.
– TAPIS † to lie close to the ground, to lie low so as to be hid; to lurk, to skulk, to lie hid …c1330 obs. or arch.
– TAPISH † to lie close to the ground, to lie low so as to be hid; to lurk, to skulk, to lie hid …c1330 obs. or arch.
– TAPPY †* to lie hid …1706
HIDE, HIDING – adjectives (also see HIDING PLACE)
– ABDITIVE † having the power or quality of hiding …1731
– HIDELING given to hiding or concealment …M19 chiefly Eng. dial.
– IN SMOKE in hiding …1908 sl., chiefly Aust.
– LATEBROUS †* full of dens or hiding holes …1656
– ON THE CAT in hiding …1940s US Black sl.
– ON THE LAM in flight or in hiding from authorities …1928 US sl.
– ON THE SCOUT eluding arrest, hiding out …1891 Amer. dial.
– PALLIATIVE † serving to cloak or conceal, hiding, covering …1611
– QUAT † squatted, close, still, quiet, in hiding …c1450
hide, hiding – nouns
– ABSCONDMENT †* state of concealment; hiding …1658
– ABSCONSION † hiding, concealment …Bk1658
– BACK-HOOD † a hiding behind cover …c1450
– ILLATEBRATION † a hiding, or seeking of corners …1656
– LATITATION the fact of lying concealed; hiding, lurking …1623
– OBVELATION * a veiling over; a hiding or concealing …1664
– OCCULTATION † hiding, concealment …1432-50
– TAPINAGE † hiding, concealment, secrecy …a1300
hide, hiding – person
– BLACK ANGEL one who hides from the law …Bk1992 US criminals’ sl.
– HEALER one who hides or conceals anything; a receiver of stolen goods; a thief’s confederate …1825 Eng. dial.
– HIDEAWAY a person who hides himself or herself away; a fugitive …1871
– HIDELING a person or thing in the habit of hiding …1894
– HIDE-OUT a person in hiding; a fugitive …1915 US criminals’ sl.
– LATITANT one who is in hiding …1887
– SHY-COCK one who hides from the bailiff …M18 sl.
hide, hiding – verbs
– ABSCONCE †* to hide, to conceal …1572
– ABSCOND † to hide away; to conceal anything …1612 obs. or arch.
– AMBUSH to hide oneself …1905 Amer. dial.
– BEHIDE † to hide away, to conceal …c1000
– BELLY THROUGH THE BRUSH to hide and dodge the law …1968 Amer. cowboy’s usage
– BESCREEN to conceal, to hide from view …1597
– BUSH UP to hide, esp. in dense shrubbery or woods …1926 Amer. dial.
– BYHIRNE †* to hide in a corner …1394
– DARE † to lie hid, to be hid; to lurk …a1225
– DARK 1. † to lie in the dark; to lie hid or unseen …a1300
2. † to cloud, to dim, to obscure, to hide something luminous …c1380
3. to hide, to take shelter …1897 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DECULT † to hide privily …1623
– DERE † to be afraid, to shake with fear; to crouch, to hide, to lie hid …1808 Sc.
– DERN † to hide, to conceal, to keep secret …c893
– DITCH to hide something …1920s US tramps’ sl.
– ECLIPSE † to hide, to screen from; also, to extinguish life …1591
– FEAL to hide, to conceal …c1325 N. Eng. dial.
– FLY LOW to hide from justice …c1870 sl.
– GROUND SQUIRREL to hide away, to conceal …1939 Amer. dial.
– HAP to hide, to conceal, to cover away; to hide oneself …1847 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HEAL to hide, to conceal; to keep secret …1768 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HIDE ONE’S HEAD to keep out of sight; to hide from shame
– ICE to hide …1990s sl.
– ILLATEBRATE †* to hide in corners …1623
– KEG UP to hide stuff away for a rainy day; to stay put in one place, as in a hunting shack in rough weather …1958 Amer. dial.
– ILLATEBRATE †* vb. to hide in corners …1623
– IMBOSK † to hide or conceal oneself …1562
– LAIN † to conceal, to hide; to be silent about, to disguise a fact …a1300 obs. exc. Sc.
– LATIBULATE †* to hide oneself in a corner …1623
– LAY OUT to hide …1958 Amer. dial.
– LIE LOW to be in hiding; to behave in a manner that ought not to attract attention …1880 UK
– MAKE ONESELF SCARCE to slip away, to hide …L18 sl.
– OBNUBILATE to darken, dim, cover, or hide with or as with a cloud; to overcloud; to obscure …1583
– OBSCURE † to conceal, to hide …1721 Sc.
– OBSCURIFY †* to make obscure; to hide …1622
– PALLIATE † to hide, to conceal, to disguise …1598
– PUG to hide; to stash secretly …20C sl.
– PUG AWAY to stash secretly …Brit. sl.
– PUG UP to hide something …2001 UK sl.
– QUATTY to squat, to sit; to crouch down, esp. of game; to hide …1816 Eng. dial.
– QUOT to squat, to sit; to crouch down, esp. of game; to hide …1816 Eng. dial.
– SCOG to shelter; to take shelter; to secrete, to hide …1822 Sc.
– SCOUK to skulk, to move in a stealthy, secretive way; to dodge or sneak about, to lurk; to conceal oneself, to hide; to seek shelter in hiding …1782 Sc.
– SCOUT to elude arrest, to hide out …1913 Amer. dial.
– SHADE to hide, to conceal …1980s US Black sl.
– SIDE to hide away …c1920 police usage
– SILE † to cover, to hide, to conceal; to deceive …c1480 chiefly Sc.
– SNOOKER to hide …1960s Aust. sl.
– STEAL OUT to hide …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– TAKE AWAY to hide from view …1901 Sc.
– TAPIS to hide, to conceal …a1660 arch.
– TUCK AWAY to place in a concealed or secluded place …1912 sl.
– WALK TO JERICHO to go into hiding; to conceal oneself …B1900
HIDE-AND-SEEK – nouns
– ALL HID † the children’s game of hide-and-seek
– BICKY the game of hide and seek …Bk1886 Eng. dial.
– BLIND in the game of hide-and-seek: the place where the seeker waits while the other players hide …1967 Amer. dial.
– BLIND POST in the game of hide-and-seek: the place where the seeker waits while the other players hide …1967 Amer. dial.
– BOGILL-ABOUT-THE-BUSH the game of hide and seek …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOGLE a game of hide and seek …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOGLE-ABOUT-THE-BUSH the game of hide and seek …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOGLE-ABOUT-THE-STACKS the game of hide and seek played in a full stackyard (a farmyard or enclosure where stacks of hay, straw, or grain in sheaf are stored) … …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOGLE-CATCH-THE-FAIRY the game of hide and seek …Bk1911 Sc.
– DALE the base or ‘home’ in hide-and-seek …1873 Sc.
– HEADY-PEEP the game of hide and seek …1885 Eng. dial.
– HIDE-AND-COOP hide-and-seek …US
– HIDE-AND-GO-SEEK hide-and-seek
– HOOP AND HIDE hide and seek …1822 Amer. dial.
– HOOP-HIDE hide and seek …1965 Amer. dial.
– HOOPY HIDE hide and seek …1940 Amer. dial.
– HOOT-AND-HIDE hide and seek …1965 Amer. dial.
– JACKY the game of hide and seek …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– KEE-HOI, KEEHOY, KEY-HOY the game of hide-and-seek; so named from the call used to summon the searchers …1852 Sc.
– KEEK-BOGLE hide-and-seek …Bk1901 Sc.
– KEERIE-OAM † the game of hide-and-seek …1825 Sc.
– LAMB-PIE-SOTE-IT the game of hide and seek …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– LARKIE the game of hide and seek …1927 Sc.
– LOCK-EYE the game of hide and seek …1895 Amer. dial.
– MAY HIDE the children’s hiding game, hide-and-seek …1967 Amer. dial.
– MEEPY-MOPPY the game of ‘hide and seek’ …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SIXTY the game of hide and seek …1916 Amer. dial.
– WHOOP AND HIDE hide and seek …1822 Amer. dial.
– WHOOPIN’ HIDE hide and seek …1915 Amer. dial.
– WHOOPY HIDE hide and seek …1965 Amer. dial.
hide-and-seek – person
– HI-SPIER the player who is ‘it’ in the game of hide-and-seek …1906 Amer. dial.
– MOP in the game of hide-and-seek, the one who stands with his eyes covered until the signal comes to seek the others …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
hide-and-seek – verbs
– BICKY in the game of hide and seek: to hide one’s eyes in order not to see where the others go to conceal themselves …1887 Eng. dial.
– BLIND in the game of hide-and-seek: to go to the ‘blind’ (see noun), and close one’s eyes …1982 Amer. dial.
hide-and-seek – interjections
– ALL NOT HID CAN’T HIDE OVER in the children’s game of hide-and-seek, a phrase called out by the seeker (‘it’) before or after he has caught the first hider …1952 Amer. dial.
– BEE BEE BUMBLEBEE, ALL COME IN FREE in the game of hide and seek: when the first person in hiding is caught, the player who is ‘it’ calls this out to others …1966 Amer. dial.
HIDEAWAY – nouns
– LURK a hideaway, a meeting place …M19 sl.
HIDEOUS – adjectives
– ELDRITCH weird, ghostly, unnatural; frightful, hideous, ghastly, fearful, terrible …1508 Sc.
– LAIDLY † offensive, hideous, repulsive …a1300 obs. exc. Sc. & arch.
– UGLESOME † hideous, ugly …1561
– UGSOME ugly, hideous, disgusting, loathsome, nauseating; frightful; horrible; ghastly …c1400 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– UNRUDE † rude; hideous, horrible …1773 Sc.
hideous – nouns
– MAHOUND † a monster; a hideous creature …c1400
hideous – person
– FAIRY a jaded, debauched and hideous old woman …19C Brit. sl.
– MONSTER a person of repulsively unnatural character, or exhibiting such extreme cruelty or wickedness as to appear inhuman; a markedly cruel, depraved, vile, or hideous person …a1505
hideous – verbs
– UGLIFY to make hideous, ugly, or repulsive in appearance; to disfigure …1576
HIDES – person
– HIDE-DROGHER the master of a coasting vessel trading in hides …1841
– HIDE-FACTOR a dealer in hides who supplies tanners …Bk1901
– HIDE-JERKER a buffalo-skinner …1899 US West. sl.
– SKINS a tanner …1785 sl.
– SKINSTER † a woman who skins hides …1270
HIDING PLACE – adjectives
– LATEBRICOLE * inhabiting a hiding place, as some spiders, crabs, etc. …1889
hiding place – nouns
– CRAN a hiding place for stolen goods …2003 UK sl.
– DARKING-HOLE a hiding-place; a place of shelter …1859 Eng. dial.
– FUNKHOLE anywhere one can hide; a place of refuge …1900sl., orig. military
– HALKE † a corner, recess, hiding-place …a1300
– HELING a hiding-place, cover, a sheltered spot …1894 Eng. dial.
– HELLHOLE a small space in a house where you can hide things or get them out of the way …1967 Amer. dial.
– HIDEY-HOLE a hiding place …E19 colloq., orig. Sc.
– HIDLINGS hiding places, secret places …E16
– IVY-BUSH a place of concealment or retirement; a secret place, a hiding place …1699
– LATIBULE †* a hiding place …1623
– LEIND † a hiding-place, a refuge …a1300
– LEND † a hiding-place, a refuge …a1300
– LURK a hiding place; a hang-out …1906 sl.
– MERRY-NEST -place for eatables or delicacies for one’s own private delectation …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
ֽ– NAAVO a secret hiding place …1999 Ireland
– STASH a hiding place …1927 sl.
– TOD-HOLE a secret hiding-place …1844
hiding place – verbs
– DARK to rush suddenly to or from a hiding-place …1897 Eng. dial.
– LATIBULIZE * to retire into a hiding place or retreat for the winter …1802
– LAY UP to remain in one’s bed, nest, or hiding place …1883 Amer. dial.
HIGH – adjectives
– ALTITUDINOUS high, lofty …1808
– ARD † high …Bk1852
– HAUGHT † high …c1460
– HAUGHTY † high, lofty …1570
– HAUT † high, lofty, haughty …1430-1648
– HIGHFUL † high …1297
– PROCEROUS † tall, lofty, high; long …1599
– TOPFUL †* high, lofty, towering …c1611
– TOPLESS immensely or immeasurably high; unbounded …1589
– TOPPING † that exceeds in height; very high …1681
high – adverbs
– ACOP †* on the top; on high …1610
– AHEIGHT on high, aloft …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
high – nouns
– TAPPILOORIE † anything raised high on a slight or tottering foundation …1808 Sc.
high – verbs
– TAIT to lift up, to raise; to get into a high position …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
HIGH-CLASS – adjectives
– DICTY stylish, high-class; snobbish, haughty, conceited, uppity …1923 Amer. dial.
– SADDITY elegant, high-class, sophisticated …1960s US Black sl.
– SEDDITY elegant, high-class, sophisticated …1960s US Black sl.
– SIDDITY elegant, high-class, sophisticated …1960s US Black sl.
– SIDITY elegant, high-class, sophisticated …1960s US Black sl.
– WRIST-WATCH high class; aristocratic …c1905 military usage
high class – nouns
– BETTER END the higher classes; a superior kind; the greater part, majority …1848 Eng. dial.
– TOP members of the highest social class …1887
– TOP-SHELF the highest class …1808
– TOP-SHELFER a person or thing of the highest class; a member of the upper class …1882
high class – person
– BLUE HEN’S CHICK an important or high-class person, or one who pretends to be …1951 Amer. dial.
– BLUE HEN’S CHICKEN an important or high-class person, or one who pretends to be …1946 Amer. dial.
– MR. ASTORBILT a rich or high-class person; a member of the ‘best society’ of a community …1965 Amer. dial.
– NOBBY a person of social distinction or pretensions, a rich or high-class person …1882 Sc.
– TOP-SHELFER a person or thing of the highest class; a member of the upper class …1882
HIGHER – phrases
– SCREW HIGHER, A at a higher point, on a higher level …1709 Sc.
HIGHEST – adjectives
– EEMOST highest, uppermost …1773 Sc.
– HIGHMOST † highest …1578
– SUMMARY †* highest; supreme …1587
– SUMMOPEROUS † highest, utmost …1647 nonce word
– UMEST * of things of places: lying uppermost or highest …c1425 Sc.
highest – nouns
– SUMMARY * the highest point or summit; also, the ultimate outcome …1851
HIGHLY – adverbs
– TALLY * highly, loftily …1611
HIGH-MINDED – adjectives
– HAUGHT † of exalted character, esp. in the matter of courage; high-minded, noble; lofty …a1470
– MAJOR-MINDIT haughty in demeanour, high-minded, having a commanding disposition …1825 Sc.
– RANK † proud, high-minded, haughty; froward, rebellious …c1000
HIGHNESS – nouns
– HAUTESSE † highness, height; loftiness of rank or character; nobility; haughtiness, pride; grandeur, stateliness; length of time …a1300
HIGH-SPIRITED – adjectives
– AUNTY of persons: ready, bold, venturesome, high-spirited …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– AUNTY-PAUNTY of persons: proud, high-spirited …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– AUNTY-PRAUNTY of persons: proud, high-spirited …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BRAINISH † hot-headed; high-spirited; delirious … 1530 obs. or Sc.
– BUCKISH high-spirited, in good fettle …1911 sl.
– CAMPERSOME lively, high-spirited …1790 Eng. dial.
– HIGH-METTLED high-spirited; courageous; full of fire; mettlesome …a1626
– KINKY † high-spirited …1902 Amer. sl.
high-spirited – person
– BROTH OF A BOY a high-spirited fellow …Bk1999
– GALLANT a gay, sprightly, airy, and courageous person; a high-spirited, daring person …1388 arch.
– RAMP † a bold, vulgar, ill-behaved woman or girl: a high-spirited, independent woman, usually synonymous with a prostitute …a1450
– YOUNG BLOOD a lively, vigorous, or energetic young man; a confident, high-spirited young man; a rake, a dandy; an unruly young aristocrat …1557
high-spirited – verbs
– FEEL ONE’S OATS to be high-spirited …1831 Amer. sl., orig. of horses
HIGHWAY – see ROAD
HIGHWAYMAN – adjectives
– ON THE SCAMP working as a highwayman …M18 sl.
highwayman – nouns
– PAD-CLINKING hobnobbing with footpads …1865 UK criminals’ sl.
highwayman – person (also see ROBBER)
– BANDITTO an outlawed person in Italy turned robber; a highwayman …Bk1708
– BANDOLERO a highwayman or robber …1832
– BIDSTAND † ‘one who bids travellers stand and deliver’; a highwayman …1600
– CAPTAIN CRANK the chief of a gang of highwaymen …Bk1891 sl.
– CUTTER † one who is over-ready to resort to weapons; a bully, a bravo; also, a cutthroat, a highway-robber …1569
– GENTLEMAN OF THE PAD a highwayman …1706-7 sl.
– GENTLEMAN OF THE ROAD a highwayman …1740 sl.
– GENTLEMAN OF THE SCAMP a highwayman; a thief …c1786 UK sl.
– GENTLEMAN-OUTER a highwayman …1709 UK sl.
– GENTLEMAN’S MASTER a highwayman …1796 UK sl.
– HACK a thief or highwayman …1659 criminals’ sl.
– HERMIT a quasi-religious mendicant; a vagabond; in Gypsy language, a highwayman …1495
– HIGH GLOAK a well-dressed highwayman …1821 UK criminals’ sl.
– HIGH LAWYER a highwayman, esp. one on horseback …1591 sl. hist.
– HIGH PAD † a highwayman, esp. one on horseback …1653 criminals’ sl.
– HIGH-PADSMAN a highwayman …1842 UK criminals’ sl.
– HIGH SPICER † a highwayman …a1790 criminals’ sl.
– HIGH-TOBER an elite highwayman …a1790 UK criminals’ sl.
– HIGH TOBER GLOAK † a well-dressed highwayman who rides a horse …1797 criminals’ sl.
– HIGH TOBY † a highwayman …1823 criminals’ sl.
– HIGH TOBY COVE a highwayman …1879 UK sl.
– HIGH-TOBY GLOAK † a well-dressed highwayman who rides a horse …1812 criminals’ sl.
– HIGH-TOBY GLOQUE † a well-dressed highwayman who rides a horse …1812 criminals’ sl.
– HIGH TOBYMAN a highwayman …1811 thieves’ sl.
– HIGHWAYMAN a man who holds up travellers on a highway at gunpoint in order to rob them; esp. one who does this on horseback, as distinguished from a ‘footpad’ …1617
– HIGH-WAY PAD † a highwayman, esp. one on horseback …1661 criminals’ sl.
– HIGHWAY ROBBER a person who commits robbery on a public road; a highwayman …1577
– HIGHWAY ROGUE * a highwayman or highway robber …1638
– HIGHWAY STANDER † a highwayman …1600
– HIGHWAYWOMAN a woman who holds up travellers on a highway at gunpoint in order to rob them; a female highwayman …1734
– JACK SHEPPARD a highwayman …Bk1922
– KNIGHT OF SAINT NICHOLAS a highwayman …Bk1902 sl.
– KNIGHT OF THE PAD a highwayman …E18 sl.
– KNIGHT OF THE ROAD a highwayman …Bk1903 sl.
– LADRONE a highwayman, pirate, robber, thief (main usage in books on Spain or Spanish America) …1832
– LANCE-KNIGHT a highwayman …c1590 cant
– LANCE-MAN † a highwayman …1592
– LANCEMAN-PRIGGER a highwayman …c1590 cant
– LAND-PIRATE one who robs on land; a highwayman …1609
– MALANDRYN †* a highwayman; a robber …1460
– MOONMAN †* a person, esp. a criminal, who works at night; a robber, thief or highwayman who follows his vocation chiefly by moonlight …1632
– MOON’S MAN † a person, esp. a criminal, who works at night; a thief or highwayman …1907
– NEWMARKET HEATH COMMISSIONER a highwayman …19C sl.
– OAK † the highwayman in a gang who keeps watch …1591 criminals’ sl.
– PAD † an armed robber; a highwayman; one who robs on foot …1652 UK criminals’ sl.
– PADDER one who robs on foot; a footpad; a highwayman; a robber …1610
– PADDIST † a ‘padder’; a professional highwayman …1671 Sc.
– PAD-FOOT a footpad, a highwayman …1847 Eng. dial.
– PAD-THIEF † a footpad; a highwayman on foot …1690
– RAMP-RIDER a rank rider, a highwayman …a1800 Sc.
– RANK-RIDER † a rapid, headlong, or reckless rider; a moss-trooper, a highwayman …1590
– RENT-COLLECTOR a highwayman; spec., one whose fancy was for money only …Bk1903 cant
– ROAD-AGENT a highwayman …1883 sl.
– RUM PAD a daring highwayman …L17 cant
– RUM PADDER one of the better sort of highwaymen, well mounted and armed …M17 cant
– SAINT NICHOLAS CLERGYMAN a highwayman …1598 sl.
– SAINT NICHOLAS’S CLERK a highwayman …1595 sl.
– SAINT PETER’S CHILDREN † English highwaymen …1714 Brit. criminals’ sl.
– SCAMP a robber who earns his living by robbing on the highway, usually a highwayman …1753 Brit. criminals’ sl.
– SCAMP-CULL † a practitioner of highway robbery …1830 Brit. criminals’ sl.
– SCAMPING BLADE a highwayman …1791 sl.
– SCAMPMAN an English highwayman …1790 Brit. criminals’ sl.
– SCAMPSMAN † an English highwayman …1799 sl.
– SNAPHANCE † an armed robber or marauder; a freebooter or highwayman; a thief or desperate fellow …1538
– SQUIRE OF THE PAD a highwayman …1700 sl.
– ST. NICHOLAS’S CLERGYMAN a highwayman …1598 sl.
– ST. NICHOLAS’S CLERK a highwayman …1595 sl.
– TAX-COLLECTOR a highwayman ..1830 UK sl.
– TOBY-GILL a highwayman …1812 thieves’ sl.
– TOBYMAN a highwayman …1812 thieves’ sl.
highwayman – verbs
– SCAMP to work as a highwayman …M18 UK criminals’ sl.
HIGHWAY ROBBERY – see ROBBERY
HIJACK – verbs
– JACK to steal; to hijack; to take forcibly …1980s sl., orig. US
HIJACKER – person
– HEISTER a thief, a robber, a hijacker; a shoplifter …1927
– HEIST MAN a robber, a hijacker; a shoplifter …1933 sl.
– HIGHJACKER one who hijacks illicit liquor, a vehicle, an aeroplane, etc. ..1923
– HIJACKER one who hijacks illicit liquor, a vehicle, an aeroplane, etc. ..1923
– JACKER a hijacker …1965 US sl.
– TAILGATER a hijacker …1970 US sl.
HIKING – person
– PACKER a back-packer; a hiker or traveller who wears a backpack …1974 chiefly Can.
hiking – verbs
– BROGUE to walk, to hike, to trudge; to wander or go about aimlessly …1883 Amer. dial.
– BUSHWHACK to hike cross-country; to knock aside bushes to go or search through uncleared forest …1937 Amer. dial.
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