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Huckleberry Finn the protagonist and title character of a late nineteenth-century novel by Mark Twain.
huckster (informal) one who writes advertising or promotional material, often of an extravagant or misleading type. [4 definitions]
HUD abbreviation of "Housing and Urban Development."
huddle to gather in a small, close group. [8 definitions]
Hudson Bay a large body of saltwater in Canada bordered by the provinces of Quebec, Ontario, and Manitoba, as well as by the territory of Nunavut. It is considered an inland sea and is linked with both the Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic Ocean.
Hudson seal muskrat fur that is dyed and sheared to look like seal.
hue1 any of the variations of color that occur at points on the spectrum; color as distinguished from shades of gray. [3 definitions]
hue2 a clamor or outcry, as of pursuit. (See hue and cry.)
hue and cry a public outcry of alarm, protest, or the like.
huevos rancheros (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a Mexican dish of fried eggs topped with a spicy tomato sauce and often other ingredients.
huff a state of resentment or bad temper; offended, angry mood. [3 definitions]
huffy easily irritated or quickly offended; touchy; sulky. [2 definitions]
hug to enfold or squeeze affectionately with the arms; embrace. [5 definitions]
huge of extremely large weight, size, or extent.
hugger-mugger confusion or disorder; jumble. [4 definitions]
Huguenot a French Protestant of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
huh used to express surprise, astonishment, skepticism, contempt, or indifference. [3 definitions]
hula a Polynesian dance characterized by rotating hip movements and an expressive pantomime with the arms.
hulk a bulky shell of a ship, either old and unseaworthy or abandoned to other uses. [3 definitions]
hulking awkwardly large; bulky; unwieldy.
hull1 the outer shell or covering of various fruits, nuts, and seeds. [3 definitions]