- The definition of a hut is a simple or temporary shelter.
An example of a hut is an open home made from local grasses.
A thatched hut in the jungle.
hut definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French hutte ; from Middle High German hütte ; from Old High German hutta: for Indo-European base see hide
hut definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A crude or makeshift dwelling or shelter; a shack.
- A temporary structure for sheltering troops.
Origin: French hutte, of Germanic origin; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.