haunt in a place

haunt in a place
Общая лексика: слоняться вокруг (какого-л.) места, бродить как призрак (часто о животных)

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  • Haunt — (h[aum]nt; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Haunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Haunting}.] [F. hanter; of uncertain origin, perh. from an assumed LL. ambitare to go about, fr. L. ambire (see {Ambition}); or cf. Icel. heimta to demand, regain, akin to heim home …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haunt´ing|ly — haunt «hnt, hahnt; for n. 4 also hant», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to go to often; visit frequently: »I haunt the pine dark solitudes (James Russell Lowell). 2. Figurative. to be often with; come often to: »Memories of his youth haunted the old man. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • haunt´er — haunt «hnt, hahnt; for n. 4 also hant», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to go to often; visit frequently: »I haunt the pine dark solitudes (James Russell Lowell). 2. Figurative. to be often with; come often to: »Memories of his youth haunted the old man. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haunt — Haunt, n. 1. A place to which one frequently resorts; as, drinking saloons are the haunts of tipplers; a den is the haunt of wild beasts. [1913 Webster] Note: In Old English the place occupied by any one as a dwelling or in his business was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haunt — [n] place for socializing abode, bar, clubhouse, cubbyhole*, den, dwelling, gathering place, habitat, hangout*, headquarters, home, lair, living quarters, locality, meeting place, niche, place, purlieu, range, rendezvous, resort, retreat, site,… …   New thesaurus

  • haunt — [hônt, hänt; ] for n. 2, usually [ hant] vt. [ME haunten < OFr hanter, to frequent < Gmc * haimetan (akin to OE hamettan, to domicile) < * haim, HOME] 1. to visit (a place) often or continually; frequent 2. to seek the company or… …   English World dictionary

  • haunt — ► VERB 1) (of a ghost) manifest itself regularly at (a place). 2) (of a person) frequent (a place). 3) be persistently and disturbingly present in the mind. ► NOUN ▪ a place frequented by a specified person: a favourite haunt of pickpockets.… …   English terms dictionary

  • haunt — I UK [hɔːnt] / US [hɔnt] verb [transitive] Word forms haunt : present tense I/you/we/they haunt he/she/it haunts present participle haunting past tense haunted past participle haunted * 1) if a place is haunted by the spirit of a dead person,… …   English dictionary

  • haunt — haunt1 [ hɔnt ] verb transitive * 1. ) to make someone feel worried and upset for a long time: Images from the war still haunt him. Caroline was haunted by a fear of cancer. 2. ) to continue to cause problems for a person or organization for a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • haunt — {{11}}haunt (n.) place frequently visited, c.1300, also in Middle English, habit, custom (early 14c.), from HAUNT (Cf. haunt) (v.). The meaning spirit that haunts a place, ghost is first recorded 1843, originally in stereotypical U.S. black… …   Etymology dictionary

  • haunt — [[t]hɔ͟ːnt[/t]] haunts, haunting, haunted 1) VERB If something unpleasant haunts you, you keep thinking or worrying about it over a long period of time. [V n] The decision to leave her children now haunts her... [V n] He would always be haunted… …   English dictionary


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