Associations to the word «Hare»

Pictures for the word «Hare»


HARE, noun. Any of several plant-eating animals of the family Leporidae, especially of the genus Lepus, similar to a rabbit, but larger and with longer ears.
HARE, noun. The player in a paperchase, or hare and hounds game, who leaves a trail of paper to be followed.
HARE, verb. (intransitive) To move swiftly.
HARE, verb. (obsolete) To excite; to tease, or worry; to harry.
HARE AND HOUNDS, noun. A paperchase game.
HARE KANGAROO, noun. (archaic) A small Australian kangaroo (Lagorchestes leporoides), resembling the hare in size and colour.
HARE KRISHNA, noun. A mantra chanted as a form of supplication to the Hindu god Krishna and his divine consort Radha
HARE KRISHNA, noun. A member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
HARE KRISHNAS, noun. Plural of Hare Krishna
HARE LIP, noun. Alternative form of harelip
HARE SCRAMBLE, noun. (slang) A motorcycle or quad race though wooded or natural terrain.

Dictionary definition

HARE, noun. Swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes.
HARE, noun. Flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food.
HARE, verb. Run quickly, like a hare; "He hared down the hill".

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