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hit the jackpot (informal) to have sudden good luck or success; to win a jackpot.
hit the sack (slang) to go to bed.
HIV abbreviation of "human immunodeficiency virus." HIV is the virus that causes a disease called AIDS. AIDS is a serious disease that stops the body from being able to protect itself from other diseases. Having the HIV virus does not always lead to AIDS if one receives treatment.
hive something built for or by bees to live in. [2 definitions]
hives (used with a singular or plural verb) a mild disease that causes small bumps on the skin that itch. Hives are often the result of an allergy.
hoard a collection or supply of something that is hidden or stored in order to have it available in the future. [2 definitions]
hoarse having a rough and weak sound because of illness or too much use. [2 definitions]
hoax an act meant to trick or deceive. [2 definitions]
hobble to walk with trouble or in an awkward manner; limp. [5 definitions]
hobby1 an interest or activity that one does for pleasure in one's spare time.
Ho Chi Minh City the largest city in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City used to be called Saigon. Saigon was formerly the capital of South Vietnam.
hockey a sport played on ice, with two teams of six skating players; ice hockey. Each team tries to drive a puck into the other's goal using sticks; ice hockey. [2 definitions]
hoe a garden tool with a thin, flat blade at the end of a long handle. It is used for breaking up the soil and removing weeds. [2 definitions]
hog an adult pig raised for meat. Hogs weigh well over 100 pounds. [4 definitions]
hogan a type of house built by the Navajo and other Native American people. A hogan is made of earth walls supported by logs.
hoist to lift or haul up using a mechanical device. [2 definitions]
hold1 to have or contain within one's hand. [13 definitions]
hold2 the space inside a ship used to store things.
holder an object used for holding. [2 definitions]
hold on to wait. [2 definitions]
hold one's breath to wait with hope and expectation.