how to pronounce hovel


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hovel is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of hovel


  1. An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather.
  2. In the manufacture of porcelain, a large, conical brick structure around which the firing kilns are grouped.
  3. A poor cottage; a small, mean house; a hut.


  1. To put in a hovel; to shelter.
  2. To construct a chimney so as to prevent smoking, by making two of the more exposed walls higher than the others, or making an opening on one side near the top.

hovel frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hovel occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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