Dictionary.com

hailstone

[ heyl-stohn ]
/ ˈheɪlˌstoʊn /
Save This Word!

noun
a pellet of hail.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of hailstone

before 1000; Middle English; Old English hagolstān.See hail2, stone

OTHER WORDS FROM hailstone

hailstoned, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use hailstone in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hailstone

hailstone
/ (ˈheɪlˌstəʊn) /

noun
a pellet of hail
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
FEEDBACK