Associations to the word «Shack»

Pictures for the word «Shack»


SHACK, noun. A crude, roughly built hut or cabin.
SHACK, noun. Any unpleasant, poorly constructed or poorly furnished building.
SHACK, verb. To live in or with; to shack up.
SHACK, noun. (obsolete) Grain fallen to the ground and left after harvest.
SHACK, noun. (obsolete) Nuts which have fallen to the ground.
SHACK, noun. (obsolete) Freedom to pasturage in order to feed upon shack.
SHACK, noun. (UK) (US) (dialect) (obsolete) A shiftless fellow; a low, itinerant beggar; a vagabond; a tramp.
SHACK, verb. (obsolete) To shed or fall, as corn or grain at harvest.
SHACK, verb. (obsolete) To feed in stubble, or upon waste.
SHACK, verb. (UK) (dialect) To wander as a vagabond or tramp.
SHACK UP, verb. (idiomatic) (pejorative) To live together, especially of an unmarried couple.

Dictionary definition

SHACK, noun. Small crude shelter used as a dwelling.
SHACK, verb. Make one's home in a particular place or community; "may parents reside in Florida".
SHACK, verb. Move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly; "John trailed behind his class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart".

Wise words

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