noun, plural huck·le·ber·ries.
Origin of huckleberry
Examples from the Web for huckleberry
Strap-ons, T-injections, and lesbian sex parties—young male adventures have come a long way from Huckleberry Finn.
Suddenly taking off: Huckleberry, Dashiell, Scarlett, Atticus, Chaplin, Zane, McKinley, and Lincoln.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Because I've never read it.
He also won a Tony for best score for Big River, his musical adaptation of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.Searching for the Ghost of Roger Miller in Erick, Okla.|Malcolm Jones|September 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain What can I say?Bradley Cooper on His Favorite Books: ‘Huckleberry Finn,’ ‘Lolita,’ ‘Fountainhead’|Bradley Cooper|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Huckleberry bushes take the place of the taller undergrowth of the valley.The Forests of Mount Rainier National Park|Grenville F. Allen
She must 'a been all tired out to make such a fuss over a tin o' huckleberry bread.While Caroline Was Growing|Josephine Daskam Bacon
Nothing pleases a fly so much as to die and be mistaken for a huckleberry.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book|Myrtle Reed
"You tell Jack I borrowed his saddle and Huckleberry," he called out to the drooping little figure on the rock.Good Indian|B. M. Bower
Here all was wild; the ground strewn with rock and encumbered with low growth of huckleberry bushes, brambles, and ferns.Pine Needles|Susan Bogert Warner
British Dictionary definitions for huckleberry
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for huckleberry
Word Origin and History for huckleberry
1660s, American English, probably an alteration of Middle English hurtilbery "whortleberry" (15c.), from Old English horte "whortleberry." Technically the fruit and plant of Gaylussacia, but also widely colloquially applied to the closely related blueberry (Vaccinium). Slang meaning "person of little consequence" is attested from 1835.