Hist in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is hist a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word hist is a Scrabble US word. The word hist is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

H4I1S1T1

Is hist a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word hist is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

H4I1S1T1

Is hist a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word hist is a Words With Friends word. The word hist is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Hist

You can make 18 words from 'hist' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'hist'

HIST 7HITS 7
SHIT 7SITH 7
THIS 7 

3 letters words from 'hist'

HIS 6HIT 6
ISH 6ITS 3
SIT 3TIS 3

2 letters words from 'hist'

HI 5IS 2
IT 2SH 5
SI 2ST 2
TI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of hist

hist ihst hsit shit isht siht hits ihts htis this iths tihs hsti shti htsi thsi sthi tshi isth sith itsh tish stih tsih

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word hist. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in hist.

Definitions and meaning of hist

hist

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪst

Etymology 1

Interjection

hist

  1. (dated) An utterance used to discreetly attract someone's attention.
  2. (dated) An injunction to be silent and/or to pay attention to what is being said or can be heard.
    • 1827, James Fenimore Cooper, The Prairie, Chapter XI,
      "My worthy Nelly! I am greatly rejoiced to find it is no other than thee. Hist! child, hist! Should Ishmael gain a knowledge of our plans, he would not hesitate to cast us both from this rock, upon the plain beneath. Hist! Nelly, hist!"
    • 1850, Edgar Allan Poe, Scenes from "Politian", 2009 [1902], Charles F. Richardson (editor), The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 1: Poems, page 87,
      Hist! hist! thou canst not say / Thou hearest not now Baldazzar?,
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, Chapter 99,
      There’s a clue somewhere; wait a bit; hist—hark! By Jove, I have it!
Synonyms
  • (utterance used to attract someone's attention): psst, hey, yo; see also Thesaurus:hey
  • (injunction to be quiet): hush, shh, shush, whist
  • (injunction to pay attention): hark
Translations

Noun

hist (plural hists)

  1. (dated) An instance of an exclamation attracting attention or injunction to be silent.
    • 1796, Fanny Burney, Camilla, unnumbered page,
      'A tinker!' repeated Sir Hugh, quite loud, in defiance of the signs and hists! hists! of Camilla, 'good lack! that's a person I should never have thought of!'

Etymology 2

Noun

hist (uncountable)

  1. Abbreviation of history.

Etymology 3

Verb

hist (third-person singular simple present hists, present participle histing, simple past and past participle histed)

  1. (US) Pronunciation spelling of hoist.
    • 1952, R. A. Atkinson, Uncle Aaron Peddles a Possum, 2010 [1976], J. Mason Brewer (editor), Dog Ghosts and The Word on the Brazos (Combined edition), page 30,
      When he spy de train a-comin' 'roun' de curve, he hists de hankershuf way up ovuh his haid for hit to stop, an' when de engineer rech de spot whar Unkuh Aaron stannin', he jumps down outen his seat to de groun' an asts Unkuh Aaron de why he stop de train.

Anagrams

  • HITs, This, Tish, hits, iths, shit, sith, this, tish

Westrobothnian

Alternative forms

  • heist, hest

Etymology

From Old Norse hestr.

Noun

hist m

  1. horse

Declension


Yola

Alternative forms

  • fest

Etymology

From Middle English fist, from Old English fȳst, from Proto-West Germanic *fūsti.

Noun

hist

  1. a fist

References

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (archaic) an expression used to attract attention.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)