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Meaning of SHACK

Pronunciation:  shak

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  small crude shelter used as a dwelling
  2. [v]  to walk or proceed draggingly, slowly; "Snow buried the streets and covered the slanting rooftops, as John trudged toward St. Peter's."
  3. [v]  make one's home or live in; "There are only 250,000 people in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"

SHACK is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: domicile, domiciliate, dwell, hovel, hut, hutch, inhabit, live, people, populate, reside, shanty, trail, trudge
 See Also: be, bivouac, board, camp, camp out, cohabit, encamp, go, igloo, iglu, live in, live out, locomote, lodge, lodge in, move, neighbor, neighbour, occupy, overpopulate, room, rusticate, shack up, shelter, sleep in, sleep out, tent, travel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Shack\, n. [Cf. {Shack}, v. i.]
    A hut; a shanty; a cabin. [Colloq.]
          These miserable shacks are so low that their occupants
          cannot stand erect.                      --D. C.
  2. \Shack\, v. t. [Prov. E., to shake, to shed. See {Shake}.]
    1. To shed or fall, as corn or grain at harvest. [Prov. Eng.]
    2. To feed in stubble, or upon waste corn. [Prov. Eng.]
    3. To wander as a vagabond or a tramp. [Prev.Eng.]
  3. \Shack\, n. [Cf. Scot. shag refuse of barley or oats.]
    1. The grain left after harvest or gleaning; also, nuts which
       have fallen to the ground. [Prov. Eng.]
    2. Liberty of winter pasturage. [Prov. Eng.]
    3. A shiftless fellow; a low, itinerant beggar; a vagabond; a
       tramp. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] --Forby.
             All the poor old shacks about the town found a
             friend in Deacon Marble.              --H. W.
    {Common of shack} (Eng.Law), the right of persons occupying
       lands lying together in the same common field to turn out
       their cattle to range in it after harvest. --Cowell.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a shack in your dream, represents your undeveloped self. You need to expand your Self. The dream may also be a pun on "shacking up".