violent and needless disturbance
To cause havoc.
wide and general destruction; devastation; waste
to devastate; to destroy; to lay waste
a cry in war as the signal for indiscriminate slaughter
Origin: [W. hafog devastation, havoc; or, if this be itself fr. E. havoc, cf. OE. havot, or AS. hafoc hawk, which is a cruel or rapacious bird, or F. hai, voux! a cry to hounds.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hav′ok, n. general waste or destruction: devastation.—v.t. to lay waste.—interj. an ancient hunting or war cry. [O. Fr. havot, plunder, of Teut. origin.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Formerly a war cry, and the signal for indiscriminate slaughter. Thus Shakspeare, "Cry havoc! and let slip the dogs of war."
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Wide and general destruction; devastation; waste. Also, to waste; to destroy; to lay waste.
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The numerical value of havoc in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of havoc in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of havoc in a Sentence
Erika has wreaked havoc there.
Cry Havoc, and let slip the dogs of war.
Cry "Havoc," and let slip the dogs of war.
For a chief executive to have caused this huge havoc to Hong Kong is unforgivable.
Hackers and cyber criminals could use this to wreak havoc on our privacy and personal safety.
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- tuho, sekasorto, hävitys, vahinko, kaaosFinnish
- chaos, ravageFrench
- नाश, नाHindi
- strage, rovina, distruzioneItalian
- destruição, devastação, ruínaPortuguese
- разрушение, хаос, опустошение, беспорядокRussian
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