HURT – adjectives
– ACHY-BREAKY aching, hurt; also, sad, heart-rending …1992 colloq.
– BANED † ruined, destroyed; injured, hurt …1568
– DEMELLIT hurt, injured, disordered …B1900 Sc.
– SAUCIATE † wounded, hurt …1509
hurt – nouns
– DEMELLITIE a hurt, injury of kind; the effects of a dispute or broil …B1900 Sc.
– DERF † trouble, adversity, tribulation, hurt, suffering …c1205
– EVIL HEALTH † bad luck, hurt, disaster …c1477
– GRIEVEMENT † a hurt, injury …1708 nonce word
– LAME a hurt, injury, an accident …1778 Eng. dial.
– LESURE † hurt, injury, wound …c1420
– MALAGRUIZE a hurt, an injury, a drubbing …1916 Sc.
– MAUGRE ill-will, bad feeling; vexation, blame; hurt, injury …1845 Sc.
– OBLESION †* hurt, injury …1656
– OFFENCE 1. † hurt, harm, injury, damage …c1374
2. † feeling of being hurt; painful or unpleasant sensation, pain …c1400
– OFFENSION † hurt, injury, damage; displeasure, annoyance; what is offensive or causes disgust; wrong-doing, misdeed; fault …c1374
– OWIE a hurt, pain; a bruise or minor injury …1967 Amer. dial.
– PANNEL a pain, hurt …1889 Eng. dial.
– SCADE hurt, damage, harm, mischief …1899 Sc.
– SCATHE injury, damage, hurt, loss, danger; expense …1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SKADE hurt, damage, harm, mischief …1899 Sc.
hurt – verbs
– ANNOY to hurt, to trouble, to damage …1580 Eng. dial.
– BASH UP to hurt …1960s sl.
– BEMANG to hurt; to injure; to maul …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRAIN to hurt severely; to stun by an injury to the head …Bk1911 Sc.
– BREAK IT OFF IN to treat or hurt badly …L19 US
– BUY THE DICK to get into trouble; to get hurt …1970 US sl.
– CRACK ON to pretend, esp. to pretend to be ill or hurt …1880s sl. ? orig, military
– DAMN to hurt, to disable …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAMNIFY † to cause, injury, loss, or inconvenience to; to injure, to damage, to hurt; to inflict injury upon; to wrong …1512 (very common in the 17th century)
– DARE to pain, to grieve, to hurt …1684 Eng. dial.
– DERE to pain, to grieve, to hurt …1684 Eng. dial.
– EHA to suffer, to be hurt …1938 Hawaii
– FAKE to hurt, to cause intense pain to …1812 Eng. dial.
– FAKE UP to hurt, to cause intense pain to …1812 Eng. dial.
– GAFFLE UP to confuse, to mess up, to hurt …20C teen & high school sl.
– GIBBET to beat, to punish, to hurt severely …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GIVE A PERSON GYP to hurt a person, to cause pain for; hence, to cause trouble for, to irritate or distress …1894
– GOOF UP to hurt oneself …Bk1995 US sl.
– GUN FOR to be on the lookout for with the intent of hurting or killing; to seek out or pursue with harmful intent; to aim to punish …1878 US sl.
– IMPEACH † to hinder the action, progress, or well-being of; to affect detrimentally or prejudicially; to hurt, to harm, to injure, to endamage, to impair …1563
– MAKE WORK to damage, to injure, to hurt …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MALAGROOSE to injure or hurt, to punish with physical violence …1924 Sc.
– MALAGRUIZE to injure or hurt, to punish with physical violence …1924 Sc.
– MALAPEN to hurt, to harm …1861 Sc.
– MALEFICIATE † to bewitch; to affect with enchantments; to render impotent by spells; to do evil to; to hurt; to harm …1621
– MISCHIEVE to injure, to hurt, to damage; to spoil …1715 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– OFFEND † to strike so as to hurt; to wound, to hurt; to give physical pain to; to harm, to injure …c1385
– OUCH to hurt, to cause pain to …1952 Amer. dial.
– PANG * to pierce or penetrate with acute physical or mental pain; to pain, to hurt, to ache …c1502
– PANNEL to pain, to hurt …1889 Eng. dial.
– RAKE to hurt, to upset, to cause discomfort to …1790 Sc.
– SAUCIATE †* to wound, to hurt, to cut …1656
– SCADE to hurt, to injure …Bk1904 Sc.
– TAINT † to affect injuriously; to cause detriment to; to hurt, to injure, to impair …1601
– TAME † to injure, to hurt …c1430
– THIR † to frighten out of the senses; to hurt; to strike dead …1746 Eng. dial.
– VULNERATE † to wound; to hurt …1599
– WALK SOMEONE’S LOG to hurt someone …L19 US college sl.
HURTFUL – adjectives
– ANNOISOME † hurtful …B1900 Eng. dial.
– ANNOYSOME † hurtful …B1900 Eng. dial.
– DAMAGEABLE † causing loss or injury; hurtful, injurious …1474
– DAMAGEFUL † injurious, hurtful …c1449
– DAMAGEOUS † fraught with damage, hurtful, injurious; causing loss or disadvantage …c1386
– DAMNABLE †* causing loss or harm; hurtful, pernicious …c1420
– DAMNIFIABLE †* injurious, hurtful, detrimental …1604
– DAMNOSE † hurtful …1727
– DANGEROUS † hurtful, injurious …1548
– DISPENDIOUS † causing loss or injury; hurtful, injurious …1557
– EXITIABLE †* destructive, ruinous, hurtful …1607
– EXITIOUS † destructive to life, deadly, fatal, ruinous, hurtful, dangerous …1563
– FAIR-FARAND beautiful to the eye but noxious, hurtful …1789 Sc.
– FUNKED-UP hurtful, painful …2000s US sl.
– HARMLY hurtful, harmful; annoying …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– ILL bad; noxious; hurtful; insufferable …1714 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MALEFICENT of things and spiritual agencies: working harm, hurtful, malefic …1678
– MALEFICIAL † maleficent; harmful …1601
– MALIFEROUS bringing or producing evil or harm; hurtful, unwholesome, unhealthy, insalubrious …1727
– MISCHIEVOUS hurtful, painful …1812 Sc.
– NAUGHT † injurious, hurtful; unlucky …1596
– NOCIVE † harmful, hurtful, injurious …1538
– NOCIVOUS †* hurtful, harmful, injurious, evil …1616
– NOYOUS † causing annoyance; annoying, disagreeable, vexatious, troublesome, harmful, hurtful …a1340
– NUISIBLE †* harmful, hurtful …1490
– OAMLY unpleasant or hurtful to the feelings …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OFFENSANT †* hurting, hurtful, injurious …1578
– OFFENSIBLE † of the nature of an offence, fault, or crime; hurtful, harmful, injurious; offensive …1574
– OFFENSIVE † hurtful, harmful, injurious …a1548
– SCATHEFUL hurtful, injurious …1813 Sc.
– SCATHELY hurtful, injurious …1865 Sc.
– TORTIOUS † wrongful, injurious, hurtful; illegal …1387-8
hurtful – nouns
– DEVIL’S MINT an inexhaustible supply of things hurtful or offensive …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
hurtful – person
– CYBERBULLY someone who uses electronic communication to hurt, persecute, or intimidate people
HURTFULLY – adverbs
– OFFENSIVELY † injuriously, hurtfully …1576
HURTFULNESS – nouns
– BALEFULNESS hurtfulness; distress, sadness …1592
– DAMNOSITY † hurtfulness …1727
– ILLNESS † unpleasantness, disagreeableness; troublesomeness, hurtfulness; badness …1595
HUSBAND – adjectives (also see SPOUSE)
– GAMICAL † pertaining to marriage or to a husband; marital …1660
– MARITATED †* having a husband; married …1727
- MARITICIDAL * husband-killing …1819
– MARITORIOUS † fond of one’s husband …1607 nonce word
– MARITURIENT eager to marry; wishing to become a husband …1765 nonce word
– OMO used for signalling that a woman’s husband is not at home (Old Man Out) …1995 UK sl.
husband – nouns
– MARITALITY excessive affection of a wife for her husband …1812
– TWI-WIFING † bigamy by a husband …c1250
– VIRICIDE the slaying of men or of husbands …1766 nonce word
husband – person
– ACE LANE a husband or male lover …c1935 Amer. sl., orig. Black
– ACE-LOVER one’s most important lover; the most important member of the opposite sex one knows, as a husband, a pimp, or a boyfriend …1996 US Black sl., chiefly Southern/Midwest
– ACTAEON, ACTEON * a cuckold; the husband of an unfaithful wife …1567 rare and arch.
– AUNTIE MAN a man who is completely dominated by his wife …2003 Trinidad and Tobago
– BEDFELLOW † a husband or wife; a spouse; a concubine …1490
– BABY a lover; also a spouse; a term of endearment, a darling, a sweetheart or girlfriend; orig. only applied to women …1684 colloq.
– BAL husband …Bk1982 Jewish
– BARON in law and heraldry: husband …1595
– BARON AND FEMME a man and his wife …Bk1708
– BEDDE † a bedfellow; a husband or wife …c1250
– BEDFELLOW † a husband or wife; a spouse; a concubine …1490
– BENJAMIN in Australian Pidgin-English, a married man, a husband …Bk1898
– BEST BOY a sweetheart, a boyfriend, a husband …1893 sl., orig. US
– BETTER HALF a person’s husband, wife or (in later use) partner …a1586
– BIG DADDY a husband; a sweetheart …1909 Amer. dial.
– BIGGER HALF one’s husband …1965 Amer. sl.
– BIG MISTER one’s husband …1965 Amer. dial.
– BISCUIT GETTER a breadwinner; the husband …1966 Amer. jocular
– BITTER HALF one’s wife or female partner; occasionally used of a husband or male partner …1847 sl.
– BOND † a householder; a husband …:LOE
– BONO OMEE a husband …M19 sl.
– BOSS-MAN one’s husband; humorous usage …1966 Amer. dial.
– BOY one’s husband …c1960 Amer. jocular
– BUNGLER an impotent husband …L17 sl.
– DAD an affectionate or joking name for husband …c1960 Amer. dial.
– DADDIO a boyfriend; a male lover; a husband …1944 US sl.
– DADDY a husband; a sweetheart; an older male lover …1909 Amer. sl.
– DADDY-O a boyfriend; a male lover; a husband; a sweetheart …1944 sl., orig. US usage
– DADIO a boyfriend; a male lover; a husband …1940s sl., orig. US
– DARBY AND JOAN a jocose name for an attached husband and wife who are ‘all in all to each other’, esp. in advanced years and in humble life …1773
– EGG a henpecked husband …1968 Amer. dial.
– FATHER one’s husband …1941 Amer. dial.
– GADGE any male, including a husband …M19 sl.
– GADGIE, GADGY a man; a fellow; a husband; a lover …1906
– GADJIE, GADJY a husband; a lover …20C tramps’ sl.
– GAFFER a husband; the head of the house …1765 UK sl.
– GAGE any male, including a husband …Bk1859 sl.
– GANDER 1. a man or husband not living with his wife; a grass-widower …Bk1859 US sl.
2. a husband …Bk1893 sl.
– GANDER-MOONER a husband during the ‘gander-month’ (the month after childbirth when it was held excusable for the husband to err) …1617
– GOVERNOR one’s grandfather, or husband …1888 Amer. dial.
– GRASS WIDOWER a man who, for any reason, is living apart from his wife …1862 Amer. dial.
– H a husband …Bk1988
– HALF-HUSBAND a married man with a homosexual liaison on the side …Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– HALF-MARROW † a husband or wife; a spouse …1637 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HEADACHE one’s husband or wife; a boyfriend or girlfriend; a loved one; a sweetheart …1933 US sl.
– HEAD-STALL the head of a house, a father, a husband, etc. …Bk1902 Sc.
– HELP-MAKE a helpmate; a companion who is a help, or who renders help; an assistant, coadjutor, partner, consort; chiefly applied to a wife or husband …1854 Eng. dial.
– HELPMATE a companion who is a help, or who renders help; an assistant, coadjutor, partner, consort; chiefly applied to a wife or husband …1715
– HELPMEET a fitting or suitable helper: usually applied to a wife or husband; a consort, a companion, an assistant …1382
– HEN FRIGHT a man who is dominated by his wife …c1850 sl.
– HIMSELF a term applied to the husband or master of the speaker …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HIS HIGHNESS used by a woman as a sarcastically ‘respectful’ description of her husband; the implication is of laziness, or someone considered to be pompous or overbearing …1879 sl.
– HIS LORDSHIP one’s husband …Bk1988 Aust. sl.
– HIS NIBS one’s husband …Bk1988 Aust. sl.
– HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS used by a woman as a sarcastically ‘respectful’ description of her husband; the implication is of laziness, or someone considered to be pompous or overbearing …1945 sl.
– HOMEBIRD a henpecked husband …M19 sl.
– HORSE one’s husband …1858 Amer. sl.
– HOSS one’s husband …1858 Amer. sl.
– HUBBY a husband …1688 sl.
– I-BEDDE † a bedfellow; a wife; a husband …a1250
– JERRY-SNEAK a henpecked husband …1764
– J.P., THE a husband …c1935 sl.
– KANE a male; a man, a husband …1938 Hawaii
– LAD a familiar or affectionate name for a man; a husband, son, or boon companion; a fellow …1811 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– LAP-FULL a lover or a husband …19C Brit. sl.
– LEMAN a husband or wife …c1250 arch.
– LESSER HALF one’s husband …1965 Amer. sl.
– LOLLING-POST a husband …B1900 Eng. dial. sl.
– MAKE † a husband or wife; a lover or mistress …a1240 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MAN one’s husband …a1300
– MARITE † a husband …c1330
– MARRIAGE † a person viewed as a prospective husband or wife; a (good or bad) match …1523
– MARROW † a husband or wife …a1578 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MASTER one’s husband …c1400 Eng. dial.
– MASTER-MAN the head of a family or household; a husband …1885 Eng. dial.
– MATCH † a husband or wife; a mate, a consort, a lover; also, said of animals …a831
– MEACOCK † a silly effeminate fellow; a spiritless or timorous fellow; a coward, a weakling; a henpecked husband …1526
– MINNIE’S-MAN a term of contempt for a henpecked husband …1806 Sc.
– MISTER a husband or head of a household …1929 Amer. dial.
– MISTER, THE one’s husband …1934 Amer. dial.
– MOIETY † one’s wife or husband …1611 humorous
– MONKEY-MAN (chiefly derogatory) a man likened to or supposed to resemble a monkey in some respect; a weak or gullible man, esp. one subservient to his wife or lover, or to women generally …1840 US Black sl.
– MORROW a companion; a husband or wife …Bk1866 Sc. & Ireland
– NEIGHBOUR a husband or wife …Bk1905 Sc.
– NEPHEW-IN-LAW the husband of a brother’s or sister’s daughter …1870
– NEW PAN a second husband …1861 Sc.
– OLD FELLOW a husband …1980s sl.
– OLD GENT a husband …1940s sl.
– OLD HAG a husband …1967 Amer. dial. jocular
– OLD MAN a husband …1768 sl.
– OLD POT a husband …1916 sl., chiefly Aust.
– OLD POT AND PAN ‘old man’; husband, father …M19 rhyming sl.
– OTHER HALF one’s husband …1965 Amer. sl.
– PA a husband …1941 Amer. dial.
– PAP an affection name used by a woman to her husband, lover, or pimp …L19 US sl.
– PAPA an affection name used by a woman to her husband, lover, or pimp …L19 US sl.
– POT AND PAN a husband …1905 rhyming sl. for ‘old man = husband’
– SKIMMINGTON † the man or woman personating the ill-used husband or the offending wide in a ‘skimmington’ (a ludicrous procession, formerly common in villages and country districts, usually intended to bring ridicule or odium upon a woman or her husband in cases where the one was unfaithful to or ill-treated the other) intended to ridicule the one or the other; also, a husband whose wife is unfaithful to him; a shrewish woman …1609
– SPARRING PARTNER a friend; a companion; a husband or wife …1995 sl.
– SWEET DADDY a husband; a sweetheart …1909 Amer. dial.
– TOM TILER, TOM TYLER any ordinary man; also, a henpecked husband …1582
– TURK a cruel, hard-hearted, or tyrannical man; a bad-tempered or unmanageable person; a man who treats his wife harshly …1536
– UMBRELLA a fellow, usually a husband, boyfriend, or lover …1998 rhyming sl.
– UNDERHALF one’s husband …1888 Sc.
– WEDFELLOW a spouse, either husband or wife …B1900
– WORSE HALF one’s husband …1905 sl
– WORST HALF one’s husband …1965 Amer. sl.
– XYM a husband; ‘ex-young-man’ …1976 US sl.
– YELLOW-HAMMER † a term of contempt for a person, esp. a jealous husband …1602
– YOCKFELLOW a person joined in marriage to another; a spouse; a husband or wife …1545
– YOKEFELLOW * a person joined in marriage to another; a spouse; a husband or wife …1545
– YOKE-MATE a person joined in marriage to another; a spouse; a husband or wife …1567
husband – verbs
– CAST ONE’S GARTER to secure a husband …1869 Sc.
– GO A GANDERING † of a husband: to gallant during the period of a wife’s confinement …1687
– HANG OUT THE BROOMSTICK to angle for a husband …B1900 Eng. dial.
husband – phrases
– GOOD JACK MAKES A GOOD JILL, A a good husband makes a good wife; a good master makes a good servant; if one partner treats the other well, he or she will be treated well in turn …1784
HUSBANDLESS – adjectives
– MAKELESS † mateless, wifeless, husbandless, widowed …c1425 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
HUSBANDRY – person
– ICONOMICAR †* a writer on husbandry …1523
HUSKY – adjectives
– BARSK harsh, husky …Bk1898 Sc.
– BULL-BUILT husky, burly …1935 Amer. dial.
– FEATHERY of the voice: husky …1881
– FURRED † of the voice: husky …1666
– HASKY husky …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– THICK-WINDED bad at breathing, husky …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
husky – verbs
– GROOZLE to speak huskily …B1900 Sc.
HUSSY – person
– BEDPRESSER a prostitute, a hussy, a harlot …19C sl.
– HIGH-FLYER an immoral woman; a hussy …1663
– LIMMER a wild, undisciplined girl; a bold, impudent girl or woman; a jade, a hussy …1786 Sc.
– MADAM a wench; a hussy …E18 Brit.
– MINK a minx, a pert girl, a hussy …1899 Amer. dial.
– QUEAN a woman; a female; from early Middle English a term of disparagement or abuse; hence, a bold, impudent, or ill-behaved woman; a jade, a hussy; a harlot, a strumpet, esp. in 16th-17th centuries …a1000
– QUINE a bold, impudent, shameless, or malevolent woman; a hussy, a slut …1720 Sc.
– RANNELL † a hussy, a jade; an impudent girl or woman; an unchaste or lewd woman …1573
– SKELPIE-LIMMER a jade, a hussy; an impudent girl or woman …1785 Sc.
– TIT a woman of loose character; a licentious woman; a hussy, a minx …1599
– TITTUP a pert, impudent or forward woman or girl; a hussy, a minx …1762 Eng. dial.
– TITTY-UP a pert, impudent or forward woman or girl; a hussy, a minx …1901 Eng. dial.
HUSTLE – nouns
– JOHNNY RUSSELL bustle, hustle …20C Aust. rhyming sl.
– SLOW TRACK the hustling scene in a quiet, small city or town …1960s US Black sl.
hustle – verbs
– BALLYRAG to play a practical joke; to mob or hustle a person …Bk1898 Brit. sl.
– IFLE to drive away roughly; to hustle …1879 Eng. dial.
– REESHLE to beat soundly; to drive with blows; to hustle …1853 Sc.
– SCRAMBLE to live hand-to-mouth by a variety of hustles …1989 US sl.
– TARGE to bustle about, to hustle, to go at a task in an active, vigorous manner …1825 Sc.
– TO-PUSH † to push about, to hustle …a1300
HUSTLED – adjectives
– BANGELLED knocked about, hustled …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
HUSTLER – person
– GAMER a pimp; a confidence trickster; one who lives by their wits; a person engaged in swindles and hustles as a way of life …1975 sl.
– SLICKSTER a cheat, a smooth talker, a hustler …1950s sl. orig. US Black
HUSTLING – person
– HASHER a careless, hustling person; a workman capable of getting through a good deal of work quickly in a rough and ready fashion …1875 Sc.
– TARGER a big, active, hustling person …1860 Sc.
– TRASH MOVER an energetic, hustling person …1903 Amer. dial.
HUT – nouns
– BACH a small makeshift hut; a small holiday house …E20 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– BARRACK † a temporary hut or cabin, as for the use of soldiers during a siege, etc. …1686 obs. exc. N. Eng. dial.
– BIGGIN a building, a house, a cottage; a hut covered with mud or turf …1811 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– CABANE a cabin; a hut …M19 Can. dial.
– CABINET † a little cabin, hut, soldier’s tent; a rustic cottage; a dwelling, lodging; a den of a beast…1572
– CABOOSE a hut, a cabin; a poor dwelling …E19 chiefly N. Amer.
– CAMPODA a hut or cabin; a village of such dwellings …1856 Amer. dial.
– CAMPOODIE a hut or cabin; a village of such dwellings …1869 Amer. dial.
– CAMPOODY a hut or cabin; a village of such dwellings …1887 Amer. dial.
– EARN †* a place, a dwelling, a hut …a1000
– GUNIAH, GUNIAR, GUNNEAH, GUNNYA(H), GUNYAH, GUNYER, GUNYIO a ‘black-fellow’s’ hut, roughly constructed of boughs and bark; also, a White man’s hut or house …L19 Aust , orig. Aboriginal
– HALE † a place roofed over, but usually open at the sides; a pavilion; a tent; a booth, hut, or other temporary structure for shelter …c1330
– HUMPEY, HUMPIE, HUMPY a native Australian hut; hence, a very small or primitive house; a small shack …1873 Aust.
– KENNEL a small or mean dwelling or hut …1837
– RANCH a hut or house in the country …1808 US
– SCALAN a rude hut or shelter …1770 Sc.
– SCALE a temporary hut or shelter; a wooden shed …1787 Eng. dial.
– SCOLLA a hut, a shed …1952 Sc.
– SHEBANG a hut, a shanty, a rude shelter; a disreputable tavern or other place of resort; broadly, any building or establishment …1862 Amer. dial.
– TABERNACLE a temporary dwelling; generally movable, constructed of branches, boards, or canvas; a hut, tent, booth …1382
– TAN a temporary tent, hut, or cabin, such as set up by tinkers or gypsies …1895 Sc.
– WURLEY a hut; orig. an Aboriginal dwelling …1839 Aust. sl.
HYDRANT – nouns
– PUMP a fire hydrant …1979 UK sl.
HYENA – nouns
– GRAVE DIGGER a hyena …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HYENANIMAL a hyena …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– OUTCASTE a hyena …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– ZEKE a hyena …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
HYGIENE, HYGIENIC – adjectives
– HYGEIAN pert. to health; healthy; relating to hygiene or medical science; sanitary …1766
– HYGIANTIC * relating to health; sanitary, hygienic …1815
– HYGIASTIC relating to health; sanitary, hygienic …1670
– HYGIENAL † relating to hygiene, hygienic …1663
hygiene, hygienic – nouns
– HYGEIOLATRY * worship of health; excessive devotion to hygiene …1882
– HYGIANTICS the science of health, hygiene …1815
– HYGIASTICS the science of health, hygiene …1815
– HYGIOLOGY the science of health; hygiene …1855
hygiene, hygienic – person
– HYGEIST one versed in hygiene; a sanitarian …1716
HYMN – adjectives
– HYMNIC of the nature of a hymn; pert. to hymns …1589
– HYMNIFEROUS † producing hymns …1721
– HYMNISH † like a hymn …1582
hymn – nouns
– HYMEN * a wedding-hymn …1613
– HYMENEAL a wedding hymn …1717
– HYMENEAN † a wedding hymn …1667
– HYMNICIDE the ‘murdering’ of a hymn, i.e by alterations …1862
– HYMNIFICATION the making of hymns …1891
– HYMNODY 1. the singing of hymns or sacred songs; the composition of hymns for singing …a1711
2. hymns collectively …1864
– HYMNOGRAPHY the literary history and bibliography of hymns …1864
– HYMNOLOGY 1. † the singing of hymns …a1638
2. the composition of hymns …1839
– SANKEY a hymn; a hymn book …1920s W. Indies sl.
hymn – person
– HYMNER a singer of hymns …1816
– HYMNIST a composer of hymns …1626
– HYMNODIST a composer of hymns …a1711
– HYMNOGRAPHER a composer of hymns …a1620
– HYMNOLOGIST a composer of hymns …1796
HYPERACTIVE – verbs
– KANGAROO to make one hyperactive; often used of a drug …1950s US Black sl.
HYPNOTIC – adjectives
– HYPNOTOID resembling the hypnotic state …1887
hypnotic – nouns
– CATAPLEXY the temporary paralysis or hypnotic state in animals when ‘shamming death’ …1883
– VAAM a spell, a hypnotic influence …1879 Sc.
HYPNOTISM – adjectives
– CATAPLECTIC pert. to hypnotism …1883
HYPNOTIST – person
– BIOLOGIZER † a hypnotist …1851
HYPNOTIZED – adjectives
– SUGGESTIONABLE * capable of being hypnotized …1892
hypnotized – nouns
– SUGGESTIONABILITY * ability to being hypnotized …1890
HYPOCHONDRIA – adjectives
– HYPOCHONDRIATIC affected by hypochondria …1658
hypochondria – nouns
– HUMDUDGEON an imaginary illness; hypochondria …1785
– HYPO, THE † hypochondria; generally, depression, anxiety, irritability, or low spirits …1701
– HYPOCHONDRIACISM * hypochondria …1690
– HYPOCHONDRIASM † hypochondria …1742
– HYPS, THE † hypochondria; generally, feelings of melancholy, depression, or anxiety, esp. about one’s health …1710 colloq.
HYPOCHONDRIAC – person
– HEEPIE a hypochondriac; a listless or melancholy person …1721 Sc.
– HYPOCHONDRIAST † a hypochondriac; a person exhibiting excessive and needless anxiety about health or body functions …1809
– HYPOCHONDRIST * a hypochondriac; a person exhibiting excessive and needless anxiety about health or body functions …1803
– MELANCHOLICO † a hypochondriac …1676
– MOLL-ON-THE-COALS a woman who mopes by the fire; a female hypochondriac …1823 Sc.
HYPOCRISY – nouns
– FAINTISE † deceit, dissimulation, hypocrisy, pretense …1340
– FAITERY † fraud, deception, hypocrisy …1377
– HILL OF SHIT anybody or anything unpleasant, disgusting, of poor quality etc.; a piece of gross hypocrisy …1940s sl., orig. US
– HYPOCRISIS hypocrisy, dissembling, feigning; a false or deceitful show …c1225
– HYPOCRISM †* hypocrisy …1605
– PAPELARDRY † sycophancy, hypocrisy for greed or gain …c1400
– PAPELARDY † sycophancy, hypocrisy for greed or gain …c1400
– PIECE OF SHIT anybody or anything unpleasant, disgusting, of poor quality etc.; a disliked person; a piece of gross hypocrisy …1940s sl., orig. US
– PILE OF CRAP anybody or anything unpleasant, disgusting, of poor quality etc.; a disliked person; a piece of gross hypocrisy …1940s sl., orig. US
– PILE OF SHIT anybody or anything unpleasant, disgusting, worthless, of poor quality etc.; a disliked person; a piece of gross hypocrisy …1940s sl., orig. US
– PILE OF SHITE anybody or anything unpleasant, disgusting, of poor quality etc.; a disliked person; a piece of gross hypocrisy …1940s sl., orig. US
– WHITE DEVIL the devil disguised as a virtuous being; hence, a hypocrite, hypocrisy …1573
HYPOCRITE – person
– ABDELI a hypocrite, a canting preacher; a fastidious or false zealot …Bk1892 Anglo-Indian sl.
– BABE OF GRACE one who looks holier-than-thou, but is not; a hypocrite …E19 sl.
– BACK-AND-BELLY a hypocrite; an untrustworthy person …1995 W. Indies
– BACK-AND-FRONT a hypocrite …1958 W. Indies
– BADGER-BILL a hypocrite; a two-faced untrustworthy person …1943 W. Indies sl.
– BANBURY-BLOOD a Puritan; hence, a hypocrite …1909 UK sl.
– BANBURY MAN † a Puritan; a bigot; a sour or severe man; a hypocrite …Bk1889
– CAFARD † a hypocrite, an impostor …1539
– FALSE-FACE a hypocrite, a deceitful or insincere person …Bk1900 Sc.
– FEFNICUTE a hypocrite; a mean, sneaking fellow; a parasite, a hanger-on …1864 Eng. dial.
– GAR-ME-TRUE a hypocrite, a pretender; a philanderer; one who makes believe …1871 Sc.
– HIPER a hypocrite …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– GOOD YOUNG MAN a hypocrite …L19 sl.
– HYPOCRITIC * a hypocrite …1818
– PAINTED SEPULCHRE a hypocrite; one whose true thoughts belie his fair pretense …Bk1922
– PAPELARD † a flattering parasite; a hypocrite; a sycophant …1340
– POSSUM a dissembler, a hypocrite; a devious or crafty person …1846 US sl.
– SAINT a hypocrite …1823
– SAUTEREL, SAUTERELL † a wretch: a term of abuse; a hypocrite; one pretending sanctity …c1440
– SPANISH MACHETE a hypocrite …1894 W. Indies
– WHITE DEVIL the devil disguised as a virtuous being; hence, a hypocrite, hypocrisy …1573
hypocrite – verbs
– FEFNICUTE to fawn, to play the hypocrite; to speak fair to a person, but revile him to others …19C Eng. dial.
– HYPOCRIFY †* to play the hypocrite …1716
– HYPOCRISE * to practice hypocrisy …1680
– HYPOCRITIZE †* to act as a hypocrite …1683
– PASS A SHAM SAINT to play the hypocrite …E18 sl.
– TAKE ON to assume; to feign, to pretend; to act as a hypocrite …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
HYPOCRITICAL – adjectives
– CALOPHANTIC † pretending or making a show of excellence; hypocritical ……1602
– DOUBLE-FACED practicing duplicity; hypocritical …1565
– HYPOCRITAL * hypocritical …1658
– HYPOCRITISH † hypocritical; characterized by hypocrisy …1531
– MASKING † hypocritical …1577-87
– MEALY-MOUTHED † reticent, reserved, afraid to speak out; plausible, smooth-tongued, hypocritical …1836 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PAPELARD hypocritical (for greed or gain) …c1340
– PECKSNIFFIAN making high pretensions to benevolence and virtue while really mean, selfish, and hypocritical …1844
– QUEEVERLY fawning; hypocritical …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TARTUFFISH hypocritical, pretentious …1768
hypocritical – verbs
– TALK FROM THE TEETH OUT to speak hypocritically …20C Ulster sl.
hypocritical – phrases
– HE WOULDN’T SAY ‘SHIT’ EVEN IF HE HAD A MOUTH FULL OF IT used of an especially mealy-mouthed, hypocritical person …20C Can. sl.
HYPOTHETICAL – adjectives
– UP IN THE AIR doubting, speculative, hypothetical …20C sl.
HYSTERICAL – adjectives
– FITIFIED eccentric, peculiar; hysterical, nervous; erratic, fastidious …1912 Amer. dial.
– IN ONE’S AIRS emotional, hysterical …M18 sl.
– STERICKY hysterical …1868 Eng. dial.
hysterical – verbs
– ACT AS IF ONE’S KNICKERS WERE ON FIRE to panic, to behave hysterically …1960s sl.
– HYSTERICIZE * to become hysterical …1819
HYSTERICS – nouns
– CONNIPTION a violent tantrum; hysterics …1848 Amer. sl.
– CONNIPTION FIT a violent tantrum; hysterics …1833 Amer. sl.
– HIGH-STRIKES hysterics …1838
HURT – adjectives