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honor system an arrangement wherein participants in a particular program, such as students in a school, are trusted to perform various tasks or duties without direct supervision.
honour a spelling of honor used in Canada and Britain. See honor for more information.
-hood state; condition; quality; nature. [2 definitions]
hood a covering for the head and neck, often attached to a coat, jacket, robe, or the like. [6 definitions]
hoodie a sweatshirt with an attached hood.
Hood Island the seventh-largest island of the Galápagos Islands, celebrated for its population of giant tortoises.
hoodlum a gangster or thug. [2 definitions]
hoodoo religious sorcery practiced esp. by some of the Afro-Caribbean population of Haiti, Jamaica, and other Caribbean islands; voodoo. [3 definitions]
hoodwink to trick, deceive, or dupe.
hooey (informal) nonsense; foolishness.
hoof the hard horny covering that encases the foot of certain mammals such as horses, pigs, and deer. [5 definitions]
hoof-and-mouth disease see foot-and-mouth disease.
hoofbeat the sound of an animal's hoof as it hits the ground or other hard surface in running or walking.
hoofed having hoofs.
hoof it (informal) to walk quickly to reach a destination.
hook a curved or angled piece of metal, plastic, or the like that is used for holding, hanging, securing, or pulling things. [19 definitions]
hookah a smoking pipe with a long tube set in water, designed to cool the smoke as it is drawn through.
hook and eye a clothes-fastening device having a small metal hook, on one side of the opening, that attaches to a loop or small bar on the other side.
hook and ladder a fire engine carrying extension ladders, hooked tools, and other equipment; hook-and-ladder truck.
hooked curved or shaped like a hook. [4 definitions]
hooker1 a type of fishing boat with a single mast, used off the Irish and English coasts. [2 definitions]