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Dictionary entry overview: What does hovel mean?
• HOVEL (noun)
The noun HOVEL has 1 sense:
1. small crude shelter used as a dwelling
Familiarity information: HOVEL used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Small crude shelter used as a dwelling
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("hovel" is a kind of...):
shelter (a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hovel"):
mudhif (a reed hut in the marshlands of Iraq; rare since the marshes were drained)
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