verb (used with object)
Words nearby hill
Idioms for hill
- to break out of prison.
- to absent oneself without leave from one's military unit.
- to leave suddenly or mysteriously: Rumor has it that her husband has gone over the hill.
- relatively advanced in age.
- past one's prime.
Origin of hill
SYNONYMS FOR hill
OTHER WORDS FROM hillhill·er, nounun·der·hill, noun
Definition for hills (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for hills
Nestled in the hills are small market towns like Buleda, dominated by Baluch who make a living smuggling diesel and drugs.
Three years ago, Republican Guard soldiers came into the hills and killed a cleric accused of hosting Jundullah fighters.
Rising up from scooping bay, the steep topography—hemmed by hills of evergreens—promises panoramas at practically every turn.
Nosferatu (1922) The way Nosferatu looked was my inspiration for casting Michael Berryman in The Hills Have Eyes.
He was helping protect the Yosemite Valley while he was sprucing up the hills of middle Manhattan.
Deucalion and Pyrrha saw the bright waste of water sink and grow dim and the hills emerge, and the earth show green once more.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew|Josephine Preston Peabody
They must take horse at once and get back to the hills above the Rio Chama Valley.A Daughter of the Dons|William MacLeod Raine
These camps are on the crowns of the hills, and each is surrounded by a small ditch.Alone with the Hairy Ainu|A. H. Savage Landor
There is a peaceful company among these hills, respected by all who conceive them aright.Slain By The Doones|R. D. Blackmore
You enter the mouth of a valley; the hills reach forth their arms to embrace you, and you consciously enter a new world.The Alps|Martin Conway
British Dictionary definitions for hills (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for hills (2 of 3)
- a conspicuous and often rounded natural elevation of the earth's surface, less high or craggy than a mountain
- (in combination)a hillside; a hilltop
- a heap or mound made by a person or animal
- (in combination)a dunghill
- informal beyond one's prime
- military slang absent without leave or deserting
Derived forms of hillhiller, nounhilly, adjective
Word Origin for hill
British Dictionary definitions for hills (3 of 3)
Medicine definitions for hills
Idioms and Phrases with hills
see downhill all the way; go downhill; head for (the hills); make a mountain out of a molehill; not worth a dime (hill of beans); old as Adam (the hills); over the hill.