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hitherto until this time; previously.
hit list (informal) a list of people to be murdered. [2 definitions]
hit man (informal) a hired killer; paid assassin.
hit one's stride to achieve an effective pace or level.
hit-or-miss careless or random.
hit the hay (slang) to go to bed.
hit the jackpot (informal) to have sudden good luck or success, esp. with a financial reward.
hit the nail on the head to find exactly the right solution, expression, or explanation.
hit the panic button (slang) to react frantically to a crisis.
hit the sack (slang) to go to bed.
hit the spot (informal) to be exactly the needed or required thing.
Hittite a member of an ancient people who established an empire in the Mideast from about 2000 to 1200 B.C. [3 definitions]
HIV abbreviation of "human immunodeficiency virus," the retrovirus that causes AIDS by infecting and destroying T cells in the immune system.
hive a structure built for or by bees to live in. [5 definitions]
hiveless combined form of hive.
hives (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a mild illness characterized by the eruption of small, itchy bumps on the skin, often as an allergic reaction.
HM abbreviation of "Her Majesty," or "His Majesty."
HMO abbreviation of "health maintenance organization."
Hmong an ethnic group of Asia whose homeland includes the mountainous regions of southern China and northern Southeast Asia. [2 definitions]
HMS abbreviation of "Her Majesty's Ship," or "His Majesty's Ship."
Ho symbol of the chemical element holmium.