Reverse Dictionary: HUMO – HURS


HUMOROUS – ADJECTIVES
– CAPRICIOUS  characterized by play of wit or fancy; humorous, fantastic …1594
– DROLLERICAL comical, humorous …1656 nonce word
– FACETE facetious, witty, humorous, pleasant, cheerful, gay …1603 arch.
– GASSY excellent, pleasant, humorous …1962 US sl.
– JOCOCIOUS jocose, mirthful; humorous, fond of joking …1790 Eng. dial.
– JOCULATORY † having the character of a jester; uttered in jest; jocular, droll, humorous, sportive, merry, jesting …1623
– LEPID pleasant, jocose, facetious, amusing, humorous, jesting …1619
– QUEER † amusing, funny, humorous, entertaining …1787 Sc.

HUMOROUS – NOUNS
– FACETENESS † the quality of being witty or humorous …a1656
– FACETIAE humorous sayings or writings; witticisms …1529

HUMOROUS – NOUNS, PERSON
– CACK someone or something extremely funny; someone who has a good sense of humour …1989 Aust. sl.
– CANKUM a dryly humorous person …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– DAG a person who is eccentric and humorous; a real character …1875 Aust. sl.
– DRYSIDES a witty, humorous man …19C Eng. dial.
– HAPPY LITTLE VEGEMITE a person who is in good humour …Aust. colloq.
– HARD TICKET a humorist; an eccentric …1966 Irish sl.
– SHAVER a humorous person, a joker …now Eng. dial.
– WAG a joking, humorous fellow; an amusing person; anyone archly merry or ludicrously mischievous …1584
 
HUMOROUSLY – adverbs
– FACETELY † in a witty or humorous manner; pleasantly …1619
 
HUMOUR – adjectives
– CANNY of humour: quiet, sly …1876 Sc.
– IN ONE’S BIAS in good humour, at one’s best …1893 Eng. dial.
humour – nouns 
– BIN mood, humour …1809 Sc.
– EEMIR mood, humour …1910 Sc.
– FUNNIMENT * nonsense; silliness; humour; the fact of being fun or funny ..1822 colloq.
– FUNNIOSITY * humour, jocularity …1876
– HARNESS temper; humour …1838 Eng. dial.
– KANT humour, state of mind …1908 Sc.
– KARM a bad humour, agitation …1866 Sc.
– LAG a humour, mood, temper; a state of excitement or high spirits …1899 Sc.
– SPARK vivacity, enthusiasm, or humour
– TICKLE BONE a sense of humour …1938 Amer. dial.
– TID a humour, mood, or fancy to do something …a1774 Sc.
– TIFT condition, order; condition of mind, mood, humour …1717 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– YARN humour, mood …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
humour – verbs
– HANG THE FIDDLE BEHIND THE DOOR to leave one’s good humour behind one …1836 Ireland
– TICKLE A PERSON’S FUNNY BONE to appeal to a person’s sense of humour …1887
humour – phrases 
– CRACKING BUT FACKING conveying hard factual information in the guise of jokes and humour …1930s US Black sl.
 
HUMOURLESS – adjectives
– PO-FACED characterized by or assuming an expressionless or impassive face; hence, humourless, disapproving …c1900
 
HUMPBACK, HUNCHBACK – nouns
– BOOLIE-BACK a bent back; a humpback …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOY a hump on a man’s back; used derisively …1873 Amer. sl.
 
HUMPBACKED, HUNCHBACKED  – adjectives
– BIBLE-BACKED hump-backed or round-shouldered …1857
– BOOL-BACKIT round-shouldered; humpbacked …Bk1911 Sc.
– BOWLIE-BACKIT round-shouldered; humpbacked …Bk1911 Sc.
– HUTCH-BACK’D † humpbacked …1668
humpbacked, hunchbacked – person 
– ABNORMALITY a person of crooked ways, an informer, a deformed or humpbacked person …c1880 sl.
– ABNORMETH a person of crooked ways, an informer, a deformed or humpbacked person …c1880 sl.
– BIBLE-BACK a humpbacked or round-shouldered person …1873 Eng. dial. & US
– HEUTTY-BACK a hunchback …1881 Eng. dial.
– LADY a crooked or hunchbacked woman …17C sl.
– URCHIN a humpbacked person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ZAD a deformed or crooked person; a bandy-legged person; a hunchbacked person …1725 sl.
 
HUNCH – nouns
– IMAGINATION an intuitive feeling; a hunch …1965 Amer. dial.
– RAKE a hunch …1950s W. Indies sl.
hunch – verbs 
– SCROONCH to crouch, to hunch; to shrink or squeeze oneself into a small space …1925 Amer. dial.
– SCROUCH to crouch, to hunch, to draw oneself in …1885 Amer. dial.
 
HUNDRED – adjectives
– CENTUPLICATE fold, a hundred times as much or as many …1835
hundred – nouns 
– CANTRED a hundred; a district containing a hundred townships …1387 hist.
– CENTUPLICATE hundredfold, a hundred times the amount or number …1882
– HECATONTAD †* a hundred …1680
hundred – verbs
– CENTUPLICATE to multiply or increase a hundred times …c1645
 
HUNG – adjectives
– BEHANGED † hung about, draped, hung …c1200
 
HUNGARY – nouns
– HUNGRY Hungary …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HUNKYLAND Hungary …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
Hungary – person 
– BOHUNK (often derogatory) an immigrant from central or southeastern Europe, esp. one of inferior class, and often specifically applied to a Hungarian; a Bohemian; a foreigner …1903 Amer. dial.
– HUNGY a Hungarian …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– HUNKIE,  HUNKY an Eastern European; a Slav; a Hungarian; disparaging, but usually more illustrative of the speaker’s lack  of geographic knowledge …1909 US sl.
 
HUNGER – adjectives (also see HUNGRY)
– AFFAMISHED † afflicted with hunger, famished, starving …1552
– AFFAMISHING † that afflicts with hunger or starves; starving …1650
– FAMELIC † pert. to hunger …1614
hunger – nouns 
– AFFAMISHING † afflicting with hunger; famishing, starving …1649
– BANDS hunger …Bk1892 Aust.sl.
– BELLY-WATCH a sense of hunger …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BOSSNESS hollowness; emptiness from lack of food …Bk1911 Sc.
– CHUCKERS great hunger, an enormous appetite …Bk2006 US sl.
– CHUCKS great hunger, an enormous appetite …Bk2006 US sl.
– FAME †* want of food; hunger …a1533
– FAM-FAM hunger …1955 Amer. dial.
– FANTATION ravenous hunger; exhaustion from want of food …1898 Sc.
– MISSED-MEAL COLIC hunger …1950 Amer. dial.
– MISS-MEAL COLIC hunger …1928 Amer. dial.
– MISS-MEAL CRAMPS hunger …1965 Amer. dial.
– MUNCHIES, THE hunger; esp. a craving for food brought on by the lowering of blood-sugar levels that is a well-known side effect of smoking marijuana …1971 sl.
– PACKMAN’S DROUTH hunger, an appetite for food; from the practice of peddlers in asking for a drink of water, in the hope that they will be given something to eat as well …1876 Sc.
– RAGE †* extreme hunger …a1533
– YAP a gaping with hunger, a keen appetite …1933 Sc.
– YAPNESS hunger; keenness for food …1828 Sc.
– YAUP a gaping with hunger, a keen appetite …1933 Sc.
– YAWPISHNESS hunger, peckishness …1828 Sc.
– YAWPNESS hunger, peckishness …1828 Sc.
– YERD-HUNGER keen desire of food; voraciousness …1825 Sc.
hunger – verbs
– AFAMISH † to afflict with hunger or famine; to starve …1568
– AFFAMISH † to afflict with hunger or famine; to starve …1568
– FAMINE † to suffer or die of hunger; to starve …1553
– TAKE THE WRINKLES OUT OF ONE’S BELLY to assuage one’s hunger …L18 sl.
– WALLER of the stomach: to heave, to turn over with hunger …1857 Sc.
– YAP-YAP to open one’s mouth wide through hunger …1950s W. Indies
 
HUNGERING – adjectives
– AIVERING eager for, hungering …Bk1898 Sc. 
 
HUNGOVER – see HANGOVER
 
HUNGRILY – adverbs
– YAPLY hungrily, with a keen appetite …1768 Sc.
 
HUNGRY – adjectives
– A-HUNGERED hungry …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– A-HUNGRY hungry …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– AIVERIE hungry, and eager to get at food, etc. …1825 Sc. 
– BAD FOR FEED hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BANDED hungry …Bk1892 Eng. thieves’ sl.
– BELLY-PINCHED having a belly pinched for want of food; hungry, starved …1605
– C. H. AND D. cold, hungry, and dry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– COULD EAT A HORSE hungry …1936 sl.
– CRUGGY hungry …19C Brit. sl.
– DEVOUROUS ravenous, hungry …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DINNERISH hungry, ready for dinner …1888 Eng. dial.
– DOG-HUNGRY hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– EAGER † hungry …1486
– EEVENOO † very hungry …1825 Sc.
– EMPTY hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– EVERY hungry …Bk1900 Sc.
– EVRIE hungry …Bk1900 Sc.
– FAIR OFF IN THE MIDDLE faint with hunger …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FAMELICOSE †* often or very hungry …1727
– FAMMELLED hungry, starved, famished …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FAMYLOUS †* famished, hungry, starved …c1475
– FLYING LIGHT hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GAUNT * hungry, greedy, ravenous …1746
– GONESOME hungry …Bk1896 Amer. dial.
– GRUB-STRUCK exhausted by hunger …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GUT-FOUNDERED extremely hungry …M17 colloq.
– GUT-SHRUNK hungry …1936 Amer. dial.
– GUTSY greedy; very hungry …c1920 Royal Air Force usage
– HARD-SET hungry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HUNGER-BANED † starved, afflicted with hunger …1549
– HUNGRIER THAN A PEACH-ORCHARD BOAR very hungry …1967 Amer. dial.
– HUNGRY AS A BEAR hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HUNGRY AS A BLACK DOG hungry, famished …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– HUNGRY AS A DOG hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HUNGRY AS A HAWK, AS very hungry …1892 Sc.
– HUNGRY AS A HORSE hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HUNGRY AS A SHE WOLF hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HUNGRY AS A THACKER very hungry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HUNGRY AS A WOLF hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HUNGRY ENOUGH TO EAT A BOILED OWL extremely hungry …1975 Amer. dial.
– HUNGRY TO A PIECE hungry enough to eat bread …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– JEJUNE † without food, fasting; hungry …a1619
– LANK hungry …1883 US sl.
– LANK INSIDE hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LANKY hungry …1992 Amer. dial.
– LEER of the stomach: empty of food; of persons and animals: having an empty stomach; hungry for want of food …1848 Eng. dial.
– MEATABLE hungry, having a capacity for food; having a good appetite …B1900 Eng. dial.
– MEAT-YABBLE having a capacity for food; hungry; having a good appetite …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MOREISH hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MUNCHIED UP experiencing the pangs of hunger that accompany the smoking of cannabis, or, occasionally, heavy drinking …1990s sl.
– OFHUNGERED † afflicted with hunger, very hungry, famished …c1000
– PANNAM-STRUCK very hungry …M19 UK criminals’ sl.
– PECKISH hungry …1785 sl.
– RAKIN’ hungry, unsatisfied …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RANNEL ravenously hungry, voracious …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAUNING hungry, ravenous …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RAUNISH hungry, ravenous …1777 Eng. dial.
– REID-HUNGERED in a ravenous state from hunger …Bk1904 Sc.
– RHAA hungry, ravenous …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– RHINY thin; lean; hungry-looking …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SAUCY-HUNGRY not hungry enough to eat plain food, but requiring the palate to be tempted …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCRANNISH hungry …1890 Eng. dial.
– SHARP-BENT † sharp-set, hungry …1675
– SHARP-SET very hungry …1808 Amer. dial.
– SICK AS A CUSHION very hungry, thus not sick at all …L17 sl.
– SO HUNGRY ONE’S STOMACH IS BEGINNING TO THINK ONE’S THROAT IS CUT hungry …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– STARVED FIT TO EAT THE LAMB O’ GOD very hungry …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– STARVED FIT TO EAT THE LORD’S SUPPER very hungry …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– STARVING hungry …1882
– THIRDLE of persons and animals: gaunt, lank, thin, hungry-looking …1746 Eng. dial.
– THIRL of persons and animals: gaunt, lank, thin, hungry-looking …1746 Eng. dial.
– THURDLE of persons and animals: gaunt, lank, thin, hungry-looking …1746 Eng. dial.
– TYKE-HUNGRY ravenous as a dog, very hungry …Bk1905 Sc.
– YAMP hungry, peckish, having a keen appetite …1904 Sc.
– YAP eager or ready to eat, hungry, with keen appetite …1768 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– YAPE having a keen appetite, eager for food, hungry …1768 Sc.
– YAPPISH somewhat hungry; hungry …1788 Sc.
– YAPPY having a keen appetite, eager for food, hungry …1916 Sc.
– YAUP eager or ready to eat, hungry, with keen appetite …1768 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– YAUPISH hungry …1789 Sc.
– YAWP having a keen appetite, eager for food, hungry …1768 Sc.
– YAWPISH hungry …1789 Sc.
– YEOVERY hungry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YERD-HUNGRY voraciously hungry …1825 Sc.
hungry – nouns
– FAMISHMENT the state of being famished or starved; hungry appetite …c1470
– HOWL-HAMPER a jocose term for an empty or hungry stomach …B1900 Eng. dial.
hungry – person 
– BANG-BELLY a starving child …1935 W. Indies
– BELT-TIGHTENER * a person who staves off, bears, or puts up with hunger pangs …1967
– BOTTOMLESS PIT a very hungry person …Bk2006 US sl.
– HANNIEL a long, hungry-looking fellow …1805 Eng. dial.
– MESSMAN’S HORROR a hungry man …Bk1950 Royal Navy sl. 
hungry – verbs 
– BE IN A FLYMY-MESS to be hungry and have nothing to eat …B1900 military sl.
– COUNT THE RAILINGS to be hungry …M19 sl.
– EAT A HORSE AND CHASE THE JOCKEY to be very hungry …1972 Aust. sl.
– EAT A HORSE AND CHASE THE RIDER to be very hungry …1972 Aust. sl.
– EAT THE CRUTCH OFF A LOW-FLYING EMU to be very hungry …1985 Aust. sl.
– FLY LIGHT to miss a meal; to be hungry …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– HAVE A WOLF IN THE STOMACH to be ravenously hungry; to be famished …1785
– RASSASY †* to satisfy a hungry person …1483
– YAP † to be hungry; to hunger …1737 Sc.
– YAUP to gape with hunger or otherwise, to be hungry …1736 Sc.
– YAWP to gape with hunger or otherwise, to be hungry …1736 Sc.
hungry – phrases
– BELLY WILL THINK THE THROAT IS CUT, THE one will be hungry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– I COULD EAT A BABY’S ARSE THROUGH THE BARS OF A COT I am extremely hungry …20C sl.
– I COULD EAT A BABY’S BOTTOM THROUGH THE MONKEY CAGE IN THE ZOO I am extremely hungry …20C sl.
– I COULD EAT A FARMER’S ARSE THROUGH A HEDGE I am extremely hungry …20C sl.
– I COULD EAT A GALAH AND BARK SANDWICH I am very hungry …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– I COULD EAT A GOANNA BETWEEN TWO SLABS OF BARK I am very hungry …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– I COULD EAT A HORSE I am extremely hungry …20C sl.
– I COULD EAT A HORSE AND CHASE THE JOCKEY I am extremely hungry …20C sl.
– I COULD EAT A HORSE AND CHASE THE RIDER I am very hungry …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– I COULD EAT THE ASS OUT OF A SKUNK said when one is very hungry …1982 Amer. sl.
– I COULD EAT THE HIND LEG OFF A BOUDIE I am extremely hungry …20C sl.
– I COULD EAT THE HIND LEG OFF A DONKEY I am extremely hungry …20C sl.
– MY BELLY THINKS MY THROAT’S CUT I am very hungry …?1540
– MY GREAT GUTS ARE READY TO EAT MY LITTLE ONES I’m very hungry …L18 sl.
– MY GUTS BEGIN TO THINK MY THROAT’S CUT I’m very hungry …L18 sl.
– MY GUTS CHIME TWELVE I’m very hungry …M19 sl.
– MY GUTS CRY CUPBOARD I’m very hungry …18C sl.
– MY GUTS CURSE MY TEETH I’m very hungry …L18 sl.
– MY GUTS THINK MY THROAT’S CUT I’m very hungry …L18 sl.
– STOMACH WORM GNAWS, THE I am hungry …B1900 sl.
 
HUNT – nouns
– RACE a pursuit of a game animal by dogs; a hunt …1894 Amer. dial.
– RANTER’S JACE a rambling hunt; a wild-goose chase …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SCROUNGE a search, a hunt …1910s sl.
– SPLITTER an excellent hunt …1843 hunting sl.
hunt – verbs 
– BANNICK to chase, to hunt about …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– COOZE to chase, to hunt, to pursue …Bk1895 Eng. dial.
​- FAG to pursue, to hunt …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– HAWK AFTER † to hunt after, to endeavour to catch or gain …c1510
– VEER to hunt, as a dog …1888 Eng. dial.
– OUTLAW to hunt or fish illegally …1967 Amer. dial.
 
HUNTER – person
– ACTÆON a hunter …Bk1922
– CACHERE †* a hunter …c1340
– CATCHER †* one who chases or drives; a huntsman …c1340
– EARTH-STOPPER a man engaged to stop up the earths or holes of foxes to prevent them from taking refuge in them when hunted …1880
– GALLOPER one who gallops on horseback, esp. of hunters …1575
– GAME SHOT a person considered in respect of his or her ability to shoot game; generally, a person who shoots game …1828
– GAMER one who hunts game; a sportsman …1887 
– GAP-HUNTER one who in riding to hounds makes for the gaps, instead of riding straight …1872
– HARBINGER †* in stag-hunting: one whose office it is to trace a deer to its covert …1736
– HARBORER, HARBOURER in hunting, a man whose duty it is to ascertain where the deer is lying; his skill depends upon the finding of a stag or hind according to season, without disturbing the other …1651
– JACKER one who hunts deer at night, illegally, with the aid of a light …M19 US sl.
– JACK-HUNTER someone who hunts by night, using a light to stun the prey …L18 US sl.
– MASTER-HUNT † the master of the hunt …1656
– MONTERO a huntsman (Spanish) …Bk1903
– MOOSE MAN a person who hunts moose; a moose hunter …1858 Amer.
– OUTLAW one who hunts or fishes illegally …1954 Amer. dial.
– POT-HUNTER a sportsman who shoots anything he comes across, having more regard to filling his bag than to the rules which regulate the sport …1785 sl.
– VENATOR a hunter or huntsman …1656
– VENERER a huntsman …1845 arch.
– WAITER †* in hunting: one set to watch the movements of the intended game …c1400
– WAITHMAN † a hunter; esp. applied to forest outlaws …c1425 Sc.
– WANELASOUR  one who rouses and drives game …c1400
 
HUNTING – adjectives
– BUCK-SCARED said of a hunter when he gets so excited that he can’t shoot …1968 Amer. dial.
– BUCK-SHY said of a hunter when he gets so excited that he can’t shoot …1968 Amer. dial.
– CYNEGETIC * relating to the chase …1716
– DEER-SCARED said of a hunter who gets so excited at the sight of game that he can’t shoot …1966 Amer. dial.
– GAMEY, GAMY 1. abounding in game; of a sportsman: bent upon game …1848
2. addicted to hunting …1863
– VENATIC employed in or devoted to hunting …1656
– VENATICAL pert. to hunting …a1666
– VENATIOUS inclined to hunting …1660
– VENATORIAL 1. connected with hunting …1830
  2. given to hunting; addicted to the chase …a1881
– VENATORIOUS †* pert. to hunting; addicted to the chase …1656
– VENATORY connected with hunting …1837
– VENERIAL † pert. to hunting …1612
hunting – nouns
– AGUE the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1935 Amer. dial.
– BUCK AGUE the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1844 Amer. dial.
– BUCK FEVER the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1841 Amer. dial.
– BUCK FRIGHT the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1967 Amer. dial.
– BUCKACHE the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1965 Amer. dial.
– BUCKITIS the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1965 Amer. dial.
– BUCKS the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1906 Amer. dial.
– BUCKSHOT FEVER the nervous excitement felt by a hunter at the sight of game …1969 Amer. dial.
– BULL FEVER the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1839 Amer. dial.
– CARNAGE † in hunting: flesh that is given to dogs after the chase …1656
– CYNEGETICS * hunting, the chase …1646
– DEER FEAR the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1965 Amer. dial.
– DEER FEVER the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1965 Amer. dial.
– DEER FRIGHT the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1951 Amer. dial.
– FADE † a company of hunters …1513
– FEVER, THE the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1966 Amer. dial.
– FIRE-LIGHTING hunting animals at night by shining light in their eyes …1849 Amer. dial.
– FIRE-SHOOTING hunting animals at night by shining light in their eyes …1877  Amer. dial.
– GUN FEVER when a hunter sees a deer or other game animal and gets so excited he can’t shoot …1970 Amer. dial.
– HALLOW † the parts of the hare given to hounds as a reward or encouragement after a successful chase …c1420
– JACK a light used for hunting by night …19C sl., orig. US
– JACK LAMP a light used for hunting by night …19C sl., orig. US
– JACK LANTERN a light used for hunting by night …19C sl., orig. US
– JACKLIGHT a light used for hunting by night …19C sl., orig. US
– JAKE LEG the nervous excitement felt by an inexperienced hunter at the sight of game …1967 Amer. dial.
– LAMP-LIGHTING hunting at night with a spotlight …1968 Amer. dial.
– LEASH-LAW † a law to be observed in hunting or coursing …1721
– MAROON FROLIC † a pleasure party; esp. a hunting or fishing excursion of the nature of a picnic but of longer duration …1779 US
– MAROON PARTY a pleasure party; esp. a hunting or fishing excursion of the nature of a picnic but of longer duration …1779 US
– QUEST † the search for game made by hounds …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– VENATION the hunting of wild animals …1386
– VENERY 1. the sport of hunting …c1320 arch.
2.  wild animals hunted as game …c1350
– VENISON 1. any wild animal killed by hunting, esp. one of the deer kind …a1300 arch.
2. †*the act or practice of hunting …1390
– WAITH † 1. game for or obtained by hunting; spoil of the chase; also generally, spoil, booty …a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
2.  ​the act or practice of hunting or fishing; chiefly, unlawful taking of game; also, the right to hunt game …c1400 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
hunting – person (also see HUNTER)
– WANLASOUR † a hunting servant whose duty is to intercept and turn back the game; a driver …a1400
hunting – verbs 
– BULL-EYE to hunt by shining a light into the eyes of an animal …1968 Amer. dial.
– JACK to hunt deer at night, illegally, with the aid of a light…M19 US sl.
– JACK-LIGHT to hunt deer at night, illegally, with the aid of a light …M19 US sl.
– TIE in hunting, of a hound: to linger upon the scent instead of following it swiftly; to loiter, to lag …1781
hunting – interjections
– SOHO in hunting, an exclamation announcing the sighting of a hare
 
HURDY-GURDY – nouns
– TINGERLARY a hurdy-gurdy; a street-organ …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
HURL – nouns
– JACULATION the act of darting, hurling, or throwing; a hurl, a throw …1608
hurl – verbs 
– DING to fling, to throw, to hurl; to shake off …1691 Eng. dial.
– FOG to hurl, pitch, or throw something, as a baseball, with great force and speed …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– JACULATE to dart, to hurl; to dart forward; to move swiftly and suddenly …1623
– LANCE to fling, to hurl, to throw a dart, etc.; to shoot out the tongue; to put forth blossoms …a1300 chiefly poetic usage
– LAUNCH † to throw (a person); to hurl oneself; to dart, to rush …a1300
– OORL to hurl …1950 Sc.
– SKEW to throw, to hurl, to cast, to fling …1824 Eng. dial.
– THRING † to thrust or drive with pressure or violence; to cast, throw, or fling violently; to hurl, dash, knock …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TO-TORVE † to hurl about; to dash to pieces …c1000
 
HURLED – adjectives
– JACULABLE †* fit to be thrown or hurled; that may be cast or darted …1656
 
HURLING – nouns
– JACULATION the act of darting, hurling, or throwing; a hurl, a throw …1608
 
HURRICANE – adjectives
– HURRICANIOUS like a hurricane …1706 nonce word
hurricane – nouns 
– BIG BLOW a hurricane …20C Aust. & US sl.
– BLEFFART a squall, a storm, a hurricane; a sudden and violent snowstorm …Bk1911 Sc.
– BLEWDER a hurricane …Bk1911 Sc.
– BURSTER a hurricane …1895 Amer. dial.
– HAIRIKEN a hurricane …1822 Sc.
– HEERICAN a hurricane …1822 Sc.
– HELL RIPPER a real hurricane that rips hell out of everything …1975 Amer. dial.
– JIMMYCANE a hurricane …1905 Amer. dial.
– SCALE the sound of waves breaking upon the shore; a hurricane, a scattering wind or storm …1790 Sc.
– SCALE-WIND a scattering wind; a hurricane …1709 Sc.
– SKAIL the sound of waves breaking upon the shore; a hurricane, a scattering wind or storm …1790 Sc.
– SKYLE the sound of waves breaking upon the shore; a hurricane, a scattering wind or storm …1790 Sc.
– WHIRL-BLAST a whirlwind, a hurricane; a storm of wind …1798


HURRIED, HURRIEDLY, HURRY, HURRYING – ADJECTIVES
– BETTANT † in a hurry, hastening eagerly …c1400
– BICKERING hurrying, rushing …1865 Sc.
– HASTEFUL full of haste; hurrying, hurried …1610
– GALLIED hurried …E18 sl.
– HASTEFUL full of haste; hurrying, hurried …1610
– HASTIS hasty, hurried …1846 Eng. dial.
– HIEFUL † speedy, hasty, hurried, quick, prompt …a1225
– OVER-THRONGED very busy; over-hurried …1790 Eng. dial.
– RAPLY †* hasty, hurried …a1400
– THRONGED busy; hurried …1776 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 CLAPHAT 1909 Amer. dial. – hasty, hurried, reckless
 RUSHY 1908 – rushed, hurried; quick
 IN A SWIVET 1892 Amer. dial. – in a hurry
– LIKE A FART ON A CURTAIN-POLE 2003 NZ sl. – in a great hurry
 SNATCHED 1903 Amer. dial. – in a hurry
 
HURRIED etc. – ADVERBS
– AT FULL TEAR in a great hurry or frantic rush …1898 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BALD-HEADED precipitately; hurriedly, without caution …1848 Amer. dial.
– END-ON in a great hurry ..1899 Amer. dial.
– HASH-MASH slap-dash; hurriedly and carelessly …1827 Sc.
– HASTIS hurriedly, hastily; impatiently …1842 Eng. dial.
– HELL-BENT FOR ELECTION in a hurried, excited, or reckless manner; rapidly, furiously … 1905 Amer. dial.
– HURRY-BURRY with extra hurry; in confusion; tumultuously …1791 Sc.
– IN QUICK STICKS hurriedly, quickly …1890
– PELLY MELLY †* in a confused way or manner; in disorder and hurry; indiscriminately …c1450
– QUICK STICKS hurriedly, quickly …1877
– RAPLY † hastily, hurriedly …c1325
– RASH quickly, eagerly, hurriedly …1884 Eng. dial.
– SKIMPER-SCAMPER in hurry and confusion; hurriedly …1778
– TIPPY-LAPPY hurriedly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WITH ALL SAIL SET in a quick and determined manner; hurriedly …1916 Amer. dial.
– RUSHY 1908 – in a rush, hurriedly
 
HURRIED etc. – INTERJECTIONS & PHRASES
– BAHLI-BAHLI! hurry up! …1963 US military in E. Asia (Korean)
– DON’T MOON, GOON hurry …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– EGG ON hurry up …1950s Aust. sl.
– GET OFF YOUR CAN! hurry up …1965 Amer. dial.
– IGAREE! hurry up! quickly! …1910s sl.
– IGGRY! hurry up! quickly! …1910s sl.
– PULL YOUR FINGER OUT! hurry up! …20C Brit. & US sl., orig. military
– QUIT MONKEYING AROUND! hurry! …1965 Amer. dial.
– RATTLE YOUR DAGS! hurry up! …1988 Aust. & NZ sl.
– SKIP THE GUTTER! hurry up, get going …1957 Amer. dial.
– SKITE! hurry! …1894 Amer. dial.
– TOOTS SWEET! hurry up! (French ‘tout de suite’) …World War I Amer. sl.
– UNHOOK THE U-HAUL! hurry up! …1993 US sl.
– WAKE IT UP! hurry up! get on with it! …1950s Aust. & NZ sl.
– WHO HAS LOST HIS MARE? what is the hurry? …1806 Eng. dial.
 BUSTLE! 1597 hurry up! stir yourself!
– DON’T HURRY, MR. HOPKINS! L18 sl. – hurry up!
– RATTLE YOUR DAGS! Bk1999 Aust. sl. – get a move on
 
HURRIED etc. – NOUNS
– SCRAMP a snatching; a hurried attempt …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– BREE a disturbance, a fuss, hurry; bustle …Bk1911 Sc.
– BROOFLE impetuous haste, hurry …19C Sc.
– FLUCKADRIFT † a haste, hurry, speed …Bk1866  Sc. 
– HURRY-UP a hurry, speed …1962 UK sl.
– HUSTLE to move hastily, to hurry, to bustle; to work busily …1821
– OMPLUST a rush, hurry …1897 Sc.
– ON-PLUST a rush, hurry …1897 Sc.
– PASH a hurry, drive …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAPE † haste, speed, hurry …a1300
– SCAD a hurry, bustle; agitation, fluster …1897 Sc.
– SKEDADDLE a rush, a hurry, an act of running away or escaping …M19 sl.
– STROTHER haste, bustle, hurry and stir, fuss …Bk1868 Eng. dial.
– TATTER a hurry …1876 Eng. dial.
– TAVE a hurry, a stir, a commotion …Bk1905 Sc.
– TIFTER a hurry, bustle …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TORY-RORY a state of hurry or excitement …B1900 Eng. dial.
– WHEW a hurry, a rush …1847 Amer. dial.
– SWIVET 1892 – Eng. & Amer. dial. – agitation; a fluster or panic; a hurry
 
HURRIED etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– FEISTY;  FISTY one who moves about hurriedly …1954 Amer. dial.
– SCHUSSLE one who in hurrying falls over his own feet …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 
HURRIED etc. – VERBS
– RANTER to do any kind of work in a hurried, careless manner …Bk1905 Sc.
– RAVE to go about hurriedly or energetically …B1900 Eng. dial.
– ACHE to hurry, to hasten …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ALLAY;  ALLEY;  ALLEZ to go, to hurry, to run …1918 US military sl.
– ANOINT to run, to hurry away …1876 Eng. dial.
– ANTY UP to hurry up …1917 Amer. dial.
– BAG ASS to hurry away from some place; to get oneself out of a place in a hurry …Bk2006 US sl.
– BALL THE JACK to travel fast, to hurry …c1925 US sl.
– BANGTAIL to hurry …1940s US sl.
– BARREL ASS to hurry away from some place; to get oneself out of a place in a hurry …Bk2006 US sl.
– BEAT FEET to hurry …1944 Amer. sl.
– BEAT IT to go in a hurry …1665 sl.
– BELT to hurry, to hustle …1890 Eng. dial.
– BIRL to move quickly; to hurry along; to run about …1789 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BLITZ (IT) to hurry …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– BRATTLE to run quickly; to hurry …Bk1911 Sc.
– BROOFLE to be in a great hurry; to be overheated by exertion …19C Sc.
– BUCKLE OFF to hurry off …1952 Amer. dial.
– BUCKLE TO IT to hurry; to work fast …1848 Amer. dial.
– BUCK UP to make an effort; to hurry up …1890
– BURN THE LEATHER to hurry …1950 Amer. dial.
– BUSTER to hurry; to travel quickly …1988 US military sl.
– BUST YOUR ASS to hurry, to exert yourself, to work extremely hard …1941 US sl.
– CADDLE to hurry, to fluster …1880 Eng. dial.
– CHASE to run, hurry; to depart rapidly …1966 Amer. dial.
– CHASE ONESELF to hurry, to move rapidly …1967 Amer. dial.
– CHEESE to hurry …1930s Brit. sl.
– CHOP UP to hurry through …L17 sl.
– CLAW to start, to hurry …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– CUT ALONG to hurry off …Brit. colloq.
– CUT AND RUN to make off promptly; to hurry off …1861 sl.
– DANGLE to travel or depart, esp. in a hurry …1927 US sl., esp. hobo usage
– DILT to speed, to hurry …1819 Eng. dial.
– DIP to hurry …1997 US sl.
– DO ABOUT to bestir oneself, to get busy, to hurry, to bustle about …1908 Amer. dial.
– DRAG ASS to hurry away from some place; to get oneself out of a place in a hurry …M20 sl.
– DUST IT to ride or go quickly; to hasten, to hurry, to make off …1650 colloq.
– EGG ON to get a move on, to hurry …1920s Aust. sl.
– GAS IT to hurry …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– GET A GAIT ON to hurry …1930s sl.
– GET A JIG ON to hurry …1970 Amer. dial.
– GET A MOVE ON to hurry …1888 US sl.
– GET A SKATE ON to go fast, to hurry up …M19 sl.
– GET A WIGGLE ON to hurry up, get a move on …colloq.
– GET A WRIGGLE ON to hurry …1971 Aust. sl.
– GET OFF THE DIME to hurry, to get going, to start  …1927 Amer. dial.
– GET OFF THE NICKEL to hurry, to get going, to start  …1942 Amer. dial.
– GET THE RAG OUT to hurry; to start working …1927 Amer. dial.
– GET THE RAG OUT OF YOUR ASS to hurry; to start working …1965 Amer. dial.
– HAISTER to do anything hurriedly or in a slovenly manner; to act or speak with consideration …Bk1905 Sc.
– HANDLE to hurry, to exert oneself …B1900 N. Ireland
– HASTE to cause to move more quickly; to urge, drive, or press on; to quicken, to accelerate, to hurry …a1300
– HASTER to hurry, to drive to work; to fluster …1805 Sc.
– HASTHER to hurry, to drive to work; to fluster …1805 Sc.
– HAUL ASS to leave, to depart, esp. hurriedly; to move fast, to travel rapidly …1918 colloq.
– HAUL BOTTOM to leave, to depart, esp. hurriedly; to travel rapidly …1928 Amer. dial.
– HAUL BUGGY to leave, to depart, esp. hurriedly; to travel rapidly …1954 Amer. dial.
– HAUL ONE’S FREIGHT to leave, to depart, esp. hurriedly; to travel rapidly …1938 Amer. dial.
– HAUL TAIL to leave, to depart, esp. hurriedly; to travel rapidly …1940 Amer. dial.
– HAYSTER to do anything hurriedly or in a slovenly manner; to act or speak with consideration …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HEAVE TO to hurry, to exert oneself energetically, to start working very hard …1967 Amer. dial.
– HIGH-TAIL IT to depart hurriedly; to move in a great hurry …Bk1942 Amer. colloq.
– HOTFOOT IT to hurry …Bk1995 US sl.
– HUMP to hurry on, to go …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– HURVE to move quickly, to hurry …1983 Aust. sl.
– HUSTLE ONE’S BUSTLE to hurry, to get moving …1971 US sl.
– HYFER to hurry …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– HYPA to hurry …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– IGAREE, IGGERY, IGGRY, IGRI to hurry up, to go quickly …1910s sl.
– JAIL, JALE to walk fast, to hurry along …1864 Eng. dial.
– KITE to move or go quickly or energetically; to hurry, to run fast …1854 Amer. dial.
– KITE IT to move or go quickly or energetically; to hurry, to run fast …1859 Amer. dial.
– LACE to walk or go rapidly; to go along at great speed …Bk1902 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– LAMP to take long, springing or prancing steps; to stride, to step out, to walk smartly and deliberately. to hurry onwards …1808 Sc.
– LAMP ALONG to go along at a great pace …M19 Irish sl.
– LEAP OVER THE HEDGE BEFORE YOU COME AT THE STILE to be in a violent hurry …?1599
– LIGHT A RAG to hurry off …1903 Amer. sl.
– LIGHT A SHUCK to hurry off …1905 Amer. sl.
– MARVEL to depart quickly; to move off in a hurry …1858 Amer. dial.
– MARVIL to depart quickly; to move off in a hurry …1867 Amer. dial.
– MASH to do anything in a bustling hurry, to rush about …1882 Eng. dial.
– MOVE ONE’S ASS to hurry up, to get a move on …1970s sl., orig. US
– MOVE ONE’S BUTT to hurry up, to get a move on …1970s sl., orig. US
– NOINT to run, to hurry away …1876 Eng. dial.
– PAD ONE’S LIMBER to hurry; to proceed …1851 US sl.
– PAIL to hurry; to run at full speed …1819 Eng. dial.
– PANG to push along, to press on, to hurry …1891 Eng. dial.
– PASH to walk quickly; to hurry, to rush; to force one’s way through a crowd …1859 Eng. dial.
– PEEL to hurry; to run at full speed …1819 Eng. dial.
– PUT A NICKLE IN IT to hurry …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– PUT ON THE FAN to hurry, to move quickly; to depart hurriedly …1967 Amer. dial.
– QUICK to hurry, to cause to hasten …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAILROAD to go fast, to hurry unduly or excessively, to rush somewhere; to deal with something quickly or hastily …1884 sl.
– RAISE DUST to hurry, to go quickly …1910s US sl.
– RALLY to go quickly; to hurry on …1888 Eng. dial.
– RAPE † to hasten, to hurry, to make haste …c1330
– RATTLE ONE’S DAGS to hurry up; to get a move on …1968 Aust. & NZ sl.
– RUN AWAY WITH THE HARROWS to be in too great a hurry …1844 Sc.
– RUSTLE YOUR BUSTLE to hurry …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– RUSH IT to hurry …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– SASHAY to hurry, to move quickly …20C sl., orig. US
– SCAMP OFF to hurry off …1882 Eng. dial.
– SCHUSSEL to hurry, to rush; to do something in a quick and sloppy manner …1935 Amer. dial.
– SCOOR to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCOUR to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCOWER to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCRATCH to hurry; to do anything in a hurried, hasty, scrambling way …1831 Eng. dial.
– SCRATCH GRAVEL to hurry; to work hard; to exert oneself …1834 Amer. dial.
– SCRATTLE to scramble for sweets, etc.; to hurry, to bustle; to slink off hastily; to hurry anything out of sight …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SHAG ASS to hurry away from some place; to get oneself out of a place in a hurry …Bk2006 US sl.
– SHAKE A LEG to hurry up …colloq.
– SHAKE ONE’S ASS to hurry up, to stir, to ‘shake a leg’ …1927 Amer. sl.
– SHIFT ONE’S ASS to hurry up, to get a move on …1970s sl., orig. US
– SHOOT ABOUT to hurry from place to place …1895
– SHUCKLE to run fast, to hurry, to bustle about, to make haste …1933 Amer. dial.
​- SKATE to leave, to go; to move rapidly, to hurry …1900 Amer. dial.
– SKELP to skip, trip, walk, or run rapidly; to hurry …1721
– SKELTER to dash along, to hurry, to rush, to scurry …1852
– SKIP to hasten, to hurry, to move lightly and rapidly; to make off, to abscond …1338
– SKITTER to move or run rapidly; to hurry about; to scamper off …1845
– SKIVE to go, to run, to dart, to hurry; to tumble …1854 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– SKIVE AROUND to run, to dart, to hurry; to tumble …1857 Amer. dial.
– SLITHER to hurry away, to leave …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– SNAP INTO IT to hurry; to go faster …1967 Amer. sl.
– SNAP IT UP to hurry; to act faster …1940s Amer. sl.
– SNAP TO IT to hurry; to go faster …1967 Amer. sl.
– STREAK to decamp swiftly; to go with a rush; to leave in a great hurry; to move very rapidly …1604 sl.
– TAKE THE RAG OUT to hurry; to start working …1927 Amer. dial.
– TATTER to hurry; to bustle; to go at a great speed …1862 Eng. dial.
– TAVE to hurry along; to gad about …1864 Eng. dial.
– THIR † to hurry a person …1777 Eng. dial.
– TIPPY-LAPPY to run or go in a hurry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TOTE THE MAIL to run quickly; to move in a hurry; to ride or move quickly; to go fast …1893 Amer. dial.
– TRUCKLE to proceed, to go, esp. in haste, to hurry, to move rapidly …1859 Amer. dial.
– TURN ON THE FAN to hurry, to move quickly; to depart hurriedly …1935 Amer. sl.
– WAAS to run, to hurry; to exercise oneself vigorously …c1912 sl.
– WALLY to hurry over work; to do anything in an imperfect manner …BK1905 Eng. dial.
– WASS to run, to hurry; to exercise oneself vigorously …c1912 sl.
– to be in a hurry HAVE ONE’S COATTAILS POPPING 1950 Amer. dial. 
– to depart in a hurry; to bustle or hurry off POOTER 1907 
– to hurry BEETLE 1980s UK colloq. 
– to hurry about, to make haste; to be full of agitation or commotion; to bustle BUSKLE 1545 obs. 
– to hurry off, to walk quickly LEAGUE 1826 Sc. 
– to hurry through something; to be bluffing CHEW IT UP Bk1970 US students’ sl. 
– to hurry, to bustle about WHEW 1847 Amer. dial.
– to hurry, to bustle about WHEW AROUND 1873 Amer. dial.
– to hurry, to hasten, to bustle ZOON 1884 Amer. dial.
– to hurry, to hasten, to go fast LICK 1856 Sc.
– to hurry, to hasten; to set out, to go, esp. with speed BUSK c1330 
– to hurry, to hasten, to walk briskly; to get a move on LEATHER 1800 Sc. 
– to hurry, to move in a lively fashion; to be restless or aimless; to wander around JUNE 1869 Amer. dial.
– to hurry, to move out HAUL BUNS Bk1969 US Air Force Academy cadets’ sl. 
– to hurry, to move swiftly, to hasten SWIFTEN 1839 rare 
– to hurry, to pant, to run up and down FEASE 1777 Eng. dial. 
– to hurry, to walk fast; to go at a swinging pace LEERUP 1928 Sc. 
– to hurry up, to get a move on GET A RUSTLE ON 1891 chiefly US colloq., rare 
– to proceed hurriedly; to hasten SPUR 1513 
– to rush or hurry someone CROWD 1838 Amer. dial.