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hot under the collar (informal) very angry or upset.
hound any of several breeds of dogs. Hounds have short hair, a deep voice, and long, drooping ears. They are used for hunting. [3 definitions]
hour a unit of time equal to sixty minutes. [4 definitions]
hourglass an instrument used to measure time that sends sand through a narrow opening between two larger glass bulbs. It takes exactly one hour for the sand to pass from one bulb to the other.
hour hand the shorter hand on a watch or a clock, which moves around the entire face twice a day and indicates the hour.
hourly done or happening every hour. [3 definitions]
house a building with connected rooms in which people of the same family or group live. [6 definitions]
houseboat a large boat that has been made for use as a home.
housefly an insect with two wings that is found in and around houses and other places where people live. It does not bite people, but it can spread a number of diseases.
household the group of people, such as a family, that lives in a particular house. [2 definitions]
housekeeper a person who is hired to take care of a home.
House of Commons one of the houses of the British and Canadian parliaments. Members are elected by the people.
House of Lords one of the houses of the British parliament, made up of nobles and certain religious leaders. Members are not elected.
House of Representatives the lower legislative house in many governments, including the United States, most U.S. states, and countries such as Mexico and Japan.
houseplant a plant grown indoors, especially as decoration.
housewife a married woman whose main work is taking care of the cooking, cleaning, and other duties of her family's household.
housework the work of taking care of a household, especially cleaning inside the house.
housing a shelter or place to live. [3 definitions]
hovel a small, uncomfortable, dirty house or hut.
hover to stay hanging in the air, often by quick flapping or spinning. [2 definitions]
how by what manner or means. [7 definitions]