Definitions for Havocˈhæv ək

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hav•ocˈhæv ək(n.; v.)-ocked, -ock•ing.

  1. (n.)great destruction or devastation; ruinous damage.

  2. (v.t.)to work havoc upon; devastate.

  3. (v.i.)to work havoc.

Idioms for havoc:

  1. play havoc with, to create confusion or disorder in. to destroy; ruin.

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Origin of havoc:

1400–50; late ME havok < AF (in phrase crier havok to cry havoc, i.e., utter the command havoc! as signal for pillaging), MF havot in same sense < Gmc

hav′ock•er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. havoc, mayhem(noun)

    violent and needless disturbance

Wiktionary

  1. havoc(Noun)

    devastation

  2. havoc(Noun)

    mayhem

  3. havoc(Verb)

    To pillage.

  4. havoc(Verb)

    To cause havoc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Havoc(noun)

    wide and general destruction; devastation; waste

  2. Havoc(verb)

    to devastate; to destroy; to lay waste

  3. Havoc(noun)

    a cry in war as the signal for indiscriminate slaughter

Freebase

  1. Havoc

    Kejuan Muchita, better known by his stage name Havoc, is an American rapper, record producer and one half of the hip-hop duo Mobb Deep with Prodigy.


Translations for Havoc

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

havoc(noun)

great destruction or damage

The hurricane created havoc over a wide area.

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