Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

Habakkuk

[huh-bak-uh k, hab-uh-kuhk, -koo k] /həˈbæk ək, ˈhæb əˌkʌk, -ˌkʊk/
noun
1.
a Minor Prophet of the 7th century b.c.
2.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
Abbreviation: Hab.
Also, Douay Bible, Habacuc.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Habakkuk
Historical Examples
  • He wouldn't have preferred Habakkuk, but he would have done Habakkuk justice from the beginning.

  • Yes, sir, I entirely agree with Habakkuk on that subject to-day as in the past.

    Three People Pansy
  • Habakkuk says (ch 2, 3), "It will surely come, it will not delay."

  • He bounded to his feet, as if the angel of Habakkuk had taken him by the hair.

    The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • This mode of fishing is mentioned in Habakkuk i. 15: "They take up all of them with the angle."

    Bible Animals; J. G. Wood
  • The statues of Daniel and Habakkuk were executed by Bernini.

    Rambles in Rome S. Russell Forbes
  • Habakkuk did as requested, and they exchanged weapons again.

    Wyoming

    Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • "Then I guess you won't hear any more," was the prudent thought of Habakkuk.

    Wyoming

    Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • "I will see that we are all out of harm's way, while we are here," said Habakkuk McEwen.

    Wyoming

    Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • Habakkuk asked her to do so, but she refused so pointedly that he did not repeat the request.

    Wyoming

    Edward Sylvester Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for Habakkuk

Habakkuk

/ˈhæbəkək/
noun (Old Testament)
1.
a Hebrew prophet
2.
the book containing his oracles and canticle
Douay spelling Habacuc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Habakkuk

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Habakkuk

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for habakkuk