hamster hamster  /ˈhæm stər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches

Usage(s):

  1. Few laymen have ever heard of the golden hamsterbut they are likely to hear of it from now on.
  2. Her mother was pretty sure that the baby sister would not relinquish the hamster, but they would move it out of the family room.
  3. See, American workers today are about as fit as caged hamsters with all-day access to the nut bowl.

News

  • Church Point Buggy Festival keeps rolling

    Claire and Katie LeBlanc, sisters from Church Point, race in Hamster Balls at the Buggy Festival. T.C. Cary, director of the Church Point Buggy Festival, stands with four buggies awaiting horses and a few more buggies for the parade.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Opelousas Daily World

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Quotes

  1. Daniel tells the New York Times, "He [David] wasn't very well endowed, because he was fighting Goliath. There was very much of that effect. You tighten up like a hamster. The first time it happened, I turned around and went, 'You know, there's a...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Daniel Radcliffe Source: Showbiz Spy

  2. "Imagine being in a car that is spinning for 45 minutes. Or imagine a hamster spinning on its wheel - except I'm not the hamster, I'm the wheel," said Levet. "It got to the point where I didn't know if I'd ever play golf again. I was losing...
    on Jun 22, 2007 By: Thomas Levet Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "You can't let the hamster fly off the wheel," manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "For whatever reason, he got a little upset there. We were kind of laughing it off in the dugout a little bit, if you knew Olsen like we know him. ......" "You...
    on May 22, 2007 By: Fredi Gonzalez Source: USA Today

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