Dictionary.com

huckle

[ huhk-uhl ]
/ ˈhʌk əl /
Save This Word!

noun
the hip or haunch.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

Origin of huckle

1520–30; obsolete huck hip, haunch (< ?) + -le
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use huckle in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for huckle

huckle
/ (ˈhʌkəl) /

noun rare
the hip or haunch
a projecting or humped part

Word Origin for huckle

C16: diminutive of Middle English huck hip, haunch; perhaps related to Old Norse hūka to squat
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