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1. hare

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes.

Synonyms

  • polar hare
  • Arctic hare
  • leporid mammal
  • snowshoe hare
  • snowshoe rabbit
  • varying hare
  • leveret
  • Lepus arcticus
  • Lepus
  • Lepus americanus
  • genus Lepus
  • European hare
  • rabbit
  • leporid
  • jackrabbit

Antonyms

  • away game
  • home game
  • cowardly
  • fit

Etymology

  • hare (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hara (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hare

  • pitiesalpetriere
  • multimillionaire
  • euromobiliare
  • concessionaire
  • questionnaire
  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
  • maxicare
  • laterriere
  • larosiere
  • icelandair
  • frontiere
  • foursquare
  • disrepair
  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
  • almaguer
  • whitehair
  • solitaire
  • sinclair
  • praxair
  • nationair

Example sentences of the word hare


1. Noun, singular or mass
The hare wallaby is so named because of its rabbit-like appearance and behavior.

Quotes containing the word hare


1. In real life, it is the hare who wins. Every time. Look around you. And in any case it is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. Hares have no time to read. They are too busy winning the game.
- Anita Brookner

2. Take some more tea,"the March Hare said to Alice, very earnestly."I've had nothing yet,"Alice replied in an offended tone, "so I can't take more.""You mean you can't take less,"said the Hatter: "it's very easy to take more than nothing.""Nobody asked your opinion,"said Alice.
- Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

3. Then you should say what you mean,"the March Hare went on. "I do,"Alice hastily replied; "at least--at least I mean what I say--that's the same thing, you know.""Not the same thing a bit!"said the Hatter. "You might just as well say that "I see what I eat"is the same thing as "I eat what I see"!
- Lewis Carroll

2. hare

noun. ['ˈhɛr'] flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food.

Synonyms

  • Oryctolagus cuniculus
  • cottontail
  • game
  • cottontail rabbit
  • rabbit
  • European rabbit
  • Old World rabbit

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run

Etymology

  • hare (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hara (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hare

verb. ['ˈhɛr'] run quickly, like a hare.

Antonyms

  • exempt

Etymology

  • hare (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hara (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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