hare
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /hɛɚ/, /heɹ/, /heə/
Noun

hare (plural hares)

  1. Any of several plant-eating animals of the family Leporidae, especially of the genus Lepus, similar to a rabbit, but larger and with longer ears.
  2. The player in a paperchase, or hare and hounds game, who leaves a trail of paper to be followed.
Translations Verb

hare (hares, present participle haring; past and past participle hared)

  1. (intransitive) To move swiftly.
Synonyms Verb

hare (hares, present participle haring; past and past participle hared)

  1. (obsolete) To excite; to tease, or worry; to harry.
    • , John Locke, Some Thoughts Concerning Education.
      To hare and rate them thus at every turn, is not to teach them, but to vex, and torment them to no purpoſe.
Adjective

hare

  1. (regional) Grey, hoary; grey-haired, venerable (of people).
    a hare old man
  2. (regional) Cold, frosty (of weather).
    a hare day

Hare
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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