Hose in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is hose a Scrabble word?

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

H4O1S1E1

Is hose a Scrabble UK word?

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

H4O1S1E1

Is hose a Words With Friends word?

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

H3O1S1E1

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Valid words made from Hose

You can make 23 words from 'hose' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'hose'

HOES 7HOSE 7
SHOE 7 

3 letters words from 'hose'

EHS 6HES 6
HOE 6HOS 6
OES 3OHS 6
OSE 3SHE 6
SHO 6SOH 6

2 letters words from 'hose'

EH 5ES 2
HE 5HO 5
OE 2OH 5
OS 2SH 5
SO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of hose

hose ohse hsoe shoe oshe sohe hoes ohes heos ehos oehs eohs hseo sheo heso ehso seho esho oseh soeh oesh eosh seoh esoh

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

Definitions and meaning of hose

hose

Etymology

From Middle English hose (leggings, hose), from Old English hose, hosa (hose, leggings), from Proto-West Germanic *hosā, from Proto-Germanic *husǭ (coverings, leggings, trousers), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewH- (to cover).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /həʊz/
  • Rhymes: -əʊz
  • (US) IPA(key): /hoʊz/
  • Rhymes: -oʊz
  • Homophone: hoes

Noun

hose (countable and uncountable, plural hoses or hosen)

  1. (countable) A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid.
  2. (uncountable) A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights.
  3. (obsolete) Close-fitting trousers or breeches, reaching to the knee.
    • These men were bound in their coates, their hosen, and their hats, and their other garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning fierie furnace.
    • His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide / For his shrunk shank,

Usage notes

  • (garment covering legs) Formerly a male garment covering the lower body, with the upper body covered by a doublet. By the 16th century hose had separated into two garments, stocken and breeches. Since the 1920s, hose refers mostly to women's stockings or pantyhose

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

hose (third-person singular simple present hoses, present participle hosing, simple past and past participle hosed)

  1. (transitive) To water or spray with a hose.
  2. (transitive) To deliver using a hose.
  3. (transitive) To provide with hose (garment)
  4. (transitive) To attack and kill somebody, usually using a firearm.
  5. (transitive) To trick or deceive.
  6. (transitive, computing) To break a computer so everything needs to be reinstalled; to wipe all files.
  7. (transitive, sports) To cause an unfair disadvantage to a player or team through poor officiating; especially, to cause a player or team to lose the game with an incorrect call.

Derived terms

  • hose down
  • home and hosed

Translations

Anagrams

  • HEOs, Heos, Shoe, hoes, shoe

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English hose, hosa, hosu, from Proto-West Germanic *hosā. Compare German Hose.

Alternative forms

  • (all rare) hoyse, hosa, hoose

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɔːz(ə)/

Noun

hose (plural hosen or hose or (rare) hoses)

  1. Stockings or tights (often worn by men in the ME period).
  2. (in the plural) pants, trousers; hose.
  3. Armour or protection for the legs; armoured legwear.
  4. (rare) The bendable outer casing of grains.
  5. (rare) A bendable tube for liquids; a hose.
  6. (rare) A bendable tube acting as a trap.
Related terms
  • hosen
  • hosyer
  • hosynge
  • taphose (possibly)
Descendants
  • English: hose
  • Scots: hose, hoe
References
  • “hōse, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-03-23.

Etymology 2

From hose (noun).

Verb

hose

  1. Alternative form of hosen

Etymology 3

From Old English hās, *hārs.

Adjective

hose

  1. Alternative form of hos (hoarse)
  2. inflection of hos (hoarse):
    1. weak singular
    2. strong/weak plural

Old English

Alternative forms

  • hosa, hosu

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *hosā.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈxo.se/, [ˈho.ze]

Noun

hose f

  1. pant leg, stocking
  2. (in the plural) pants, trousers; hose

Declension

Synonyms

  • brōc

Derived terms

  • leþerhose

Descendants

  • Middle English: hose, hoyse, hosa, hoose
    • English: hose
    • Scots: hose, hoe

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to spray with water.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)