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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A gardening tool used to loosen the soil or to remove weeds. Also: To use such a tool.

Usage examples (31)
  • Gardening takes a plot of land, a hoe and willing muscles.
  • Soulja Boy claimed in this article that his lyrics are not obscene (really, even the word hoe?)
  • But you can't just come on a morning television show and say the word hoe without some kind of reference point.
  • A chaka hoe means there is no need to plough with oxen for more
Tutoring comment
  • Note: "Ho" is an exclamation for good or bad events. A "hoe" is a flat-bladed tool used to weed a garden.
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