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    shack

    shack - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shack

    Definition
    (noun) small crude shelter used as a dwelling
    Synonyms : hovel , hut , hutch , shanty
    Definition
    (verb) make one's home in a particular place or community
    Synonyms : domicile , domiciliate , reside
    Example Sentence
    • may parents reside in Florida
    Definition
    (verb) move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly
    Synonyms : trail
    Example Sentence
    • John trailed behind his class mates
    • The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shack

shack=s ( secret ) + hack.hackers do hacking from a secret palce or crude cabin

shack-> sounds like sack ... a small place to live

The wicked shackled the hero in his own shack and ransacked it.

SHACK and CHALET both of which are cabins are totally different from each other. A Shack is a roughly built hut while a Chalet is a Swiss cottage or cabin in a holiday camp.

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