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1. hamster

noun. ['ˈhæmstɝ'] short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches.

Synonyms

  • gnawer
  • Mesocricetus auratus
  • Cricetus
  • golden hamster
  • Cricetus cricetus
  • genus Cricetus
  • rodent
  • Eurasian hamster

Etymology

  • Hamster (German)
  • hamustra (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

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Words that Rhyme with Hamster

  • adjuster
  • administer
  • alabaster
  • alaster
  • alcester
  • alister
  • allister
  • allister
  • amster
  • amvestor
  • ancestor
  • anixter
  • armbrister
  • armbrister
  • armbruster
  • armbruster
  • aster
  • astor
  • auster
  • ballester

Example sentences of the word hamster


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove any cage accessories tall enough to allow your hamster to climb to the top of the cage.

2. Adverb, comparative
You can buy them hamster food or rodent blocks at pet stores.

Quotes containing the word hamster


1. One of my producers said this business is like a hamster on that little wheel thing that goes around and around. You may have a great day and get great ratings, but then you've got another show to do - whatever moment of success or happiness you have you've got to keep grinding it out for the next day.
- Sean Hannity

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