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  Definition of shack
  1. small crude shelter used as a dwelling
  2. move, proceed, or walk draggingly pr slowly; "John trailed behind behis class mates"; "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart"
  3. make one''s home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"
Similar Words: hovel, hut, hutch, shanty, trail, dwell, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate

 

See Also: live in, sleep in, live out, sleep out

 

Hyponyms: igloo, iglu, mudhif, neighbor, neighbour, rusticate, occupy, reside, lodge in, overpopulate, cohabit, shack up, lodge, camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent, board, room

 

Derivational Morphology: dwell, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate, dawdler, drone, laggard, lagger, trailer, population, multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, citizenry, inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation, inhabitant, dweller, denizen, indweller, liver, resident, occupant, occupier, residency, residence, abidance, hovel, hut, hutch, shanty, dwelling, home, abode, dwelling house

 

 
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