Word of the Day
indigent indigent
/ˈɪn dɪ dʒənt /

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  • hit the books hit the books  learn by reading books

    hit the books meaning(s) 

    • (v) learn by reading books

    hit the books usage(s)

    1. While researching the history of the intersection of politics and the Internet, I hit the books.
    2. Educators urging students to hit the books received a horrible setback.
  • hit the ceiling hit the ceiling  get very angry and fly into a rage
  • hit the deck hit the deck  fall or drop suddenly, usually to evade some danger
  • hit the dirt hit the dirt  fall or drop suddenly, usually to evade some danger
  • hit the hay hit the hay  prepare for sleep
  • hit the jackpot hit the jackpot  succeed by luck
  • hit the roof hit the roof  get very angry and fly into a rage
  • hit the sack hit the sack  prepare for sleep
  • hit-and-run hit-and-run  designed for or consisting of a brief attack followed by a quick escape
  • hit-or-miss hit-or-miss  dependent upon or characterized by chance
  • hitch hitch  /ˈhɪtʃ/ ?  a period of time spent in military service
  • hitch up hitch up  pull up
  • hitchcock hitchcock  /ˈhɪtʃ ˌkɑk/ ?  English film director noted for his skill in creating suspense…
  • hitchhike hitchhike  /ˈhɪtʃ ˌhaɪk/ ?  travel by getting free rides from motorists
  • hitchhiker hitchhiker  /ˈhɪtʃ ˌhaɪ kər/ ?  a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles
  • hitching bar hitching bar  a fixed horizontal rail to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from…
  • hitching post hitching post  a fixed post with a ring to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it…
  • hitchings hitchings  /ˈhɪ tʃɪŋz/ ?  United States biochemist noted for developing drugs to treat leukemia…
  • hitchiti hitchiti  a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in Georgia; a member of the…
  • hitchrack hitchrack  a fixed horizontal rail to which a horse can be hitched to prevent it from straying
  • hither hither  /ˈhɪ ðər/ ?  to this place (especially toward the speaker)
  • hither and thither hither and thither  from one place or situation to another
  • hitherto hitherto  /ˈhɪ ˌðɜr ˈtu/ ?  used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed…
  • hitler hitler  /ˈhɪt lər/ ?  German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)
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