Associations to the word «Den»


DEN, noun. A small cavern or hollow place in the side of a hill, or among rocks; especially, a cave used by a wild animal for shelter or concealment.
DEN, noun. A squalid or wretched place; a haunt.
DEN, noun. A comfortable room not used for formal entertaining.
DEN, noun. (UK) (Scotland) (obsolete) A narrow glen; a ravine; a dell.
DEN, verb. (reflexive) To ensconce or hide oneself in (or as in) a den.
DEN, abbreviation. Abbreviation of denier (a unit of weight)
DEN, proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name Dennis.
DEN BOSCH, proper noun. A city in North Brabant, the Netherlands, officially known as 's-Hertogenbosch.
DEN MOTHER, noun. An adult (female) leader of a Cub Scout den
DEN MOTHER, noun. A person who plays the role of leader or protector of a group
DEN OF INIQUITY, noun. (idiomatic) A place of immoral behavior, usually of a sexual type.

Dictionary definition

DEN, noun. The habitation of wild animals.
DEN, noun. A hiding place; usually a remote place used by outlaws.
DEN, noun. A unit of 8 to 10 cub scouts.
DEN, noun. A room that is comfortable and secluded.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats