Barrack Definition

bărək
barracks
verb
barracks
To house (soldiers, for example) in quarters.
American Heritage
To jeer or shout at a player, speaker, or team.
American Heritage
To house in barracks.
Webster's New World
To shout support for a team.
American Heritage
To jeer or shout at (a player, team, performer, etc.)
Webster's New World
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noun
A building or group of buildings used to house military personnel.
American Heritage
An improvised hut.
Webster's New World
A large, unadorned building used for temporary occupancy.
American Heritage
A building or group of buildings for housing soldiers.
Webster's New World
A large, plain, often temporary building for housing workmen, police, etc.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Barrack

Noun

Singular:
barrack
Plural:
barracks

Origin of Barrack

  • From French baraques barracks from Spanish barracas soldiers' tents or huts

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps from Irish dialectal barrack to brag akin to brag

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French baraque; from Catalan barraca.

    From Wiktionary

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