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HOVEL (hovelled, hovelling)

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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 

HOVEL (noun)

Sense 1hovel [BACK TO TOP]


Small crude shelter used as a dwelling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


hovel; shack; shanty; hut; hutch

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"):

igloo; iglu (an Eskimo hut; usually built of blocks (of sod or snow) in the shape of a dome)

mudhif (a reed hut in the marshlands of Iraq; rare since the marshes were drained)

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