Found 841 phrases starting with H:


how soHow?; In what way?Rate it:
how soWhy?; For what reason?Rate it:
how's the weatherAn inquiry about the weather.Rate it:
how's the weatherIndicating a change of subject to unimportant topics.Rate it:
how's tricksInformal greeting roughly equivalent to How are you?.Rate it:
how-d'ye-doA troublesome state of affairs.Rate it:
howdy-doSame as how-d'ye-do.Rate it:
hub-bubSet of disturbing circumstances, minor riot, loud talking.Rate it:
huckleberryA small round fruit of a dark blue or red color of several plants in the related genera Vaccinium and Gaylussacia.Rate it:
huckleberryA shrub growing this fruit.Rate it:
huckleberryA small amount, as in the phrase huckleberry above a persimmon.Rate it:
huckleberry above a persimmonSomething better than something else.Rate it:
hugs and kissesAn informal way to end a letter, email etc.Rate it:
huh! . . unhhhh!Gutteral, often used, 'juvenile' generated, unspoken nasal/throat- 'grunt' indicating 'NO!', 'Negative'.Rate it:
hullabaloosomething that seems to be of great importance or a big deal that is perhaps unnecessary.Rate it:
hum and hawProcrastinate and take a long time before doing something or taking a decision.Rate it:
humble pieA pie made from the offal of deer or hog.Rate it:
humble pieHumility, being humble.Rate it:
Humpty DumptyismThe practice of insisting that a word means whatever one wishes it to.Rate it:
hung like a donkeyHaving a large penis.Rate it:
hung like a horseHaving a large penis.Rate it:
hung the moonTo view or be viewed with uncritical or excessive awe, reverence, or infatuation.Rate it:
hunger is a good sauce(dated) Being hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.1854, Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman, Punch, Vol. XXVI, Punch Publications Ltd., page 74:His bread and cheese were somewhat dry, to be sure; his ale had become flat, and considerably warmer than was desirable; but hunger is a good sauce, and thirst is not particular.Rate it:
hunger is the best sauceBeing hungry makes one less concerned about the taste of one's food.Rate it:
hunger is the best spiceWhen one is hungry, anything will taste good.Rate it:
hungry as a bearvoracious, starved, empty.Rate it:
hungry as a hogVery hungryRate it:
hunker downTo take shelter; to prepare oneself for some eventuality; to focus on a task.Rate it:
hunker downTo stubbornly hold to a position.Rate it:
hunky doryquite satisfactoryRate it:
hunt where the ducks areTo seek opportunities or results in situations or places where they are most likely to be found.Rate it:
hurler on the ditchA person standing on the side of a hurling field issuing (unsolicited and usually unwanted) instructions to the hurlers.Rate it:
hurler on the ditchAn opinionated person who offers (unsolicited and often unwanted) advice on the best way to handle a situation.Rate it:
hurt someone's feelingsTo offend or hurt someone.Rate it:
hush hushsecret, confidentialRate it:
hush moneyMoney given to buy silence, get someone to 'take the fifth'.Rate it:
hush moneya bribe paid to keep something secret.Rate it:
hustle and bustleA large amount of activity and work, usually in a noisy surrounding.Rate it:
hydrogen ionUsed other than as an idiom: see hydrogen, ion. ; H or HRate it:
hydrogen iona proton combined with one or more water molecules; usually written H3O and called the hydronium ion though is best considered as H9O4 but is often written H(aq) for simplicityRate it:
hydrogen iona bare hydrogen nucleus; a proton , deuteron or tritonRate it:

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