To move hurriedly, as if hunting a swift quarry.
Any of a large group of swift mammals (order Lagomorpha) of the same family (Leporidae) as the rabbits, with long ears, soft fur, a cleft upper lip, a short tail, and long, powerful hind legs: it differs from a rabbit in that it is larger, does not burrow, and has furry, active young.
Any of various mammals of the family Leporidae, especially of the genus Lepus, similar to rabbits but having longer ears and legs and giving birth to active, furred young.
To run fast or go hurriedly.
The definition of a hare is an animal with long, powerful hind legs that is similar to a rabbit but is bigger and has longer ears and legs.
A rabbit-like animal that competed in a race with a tortoise in a famous children's story is an example of a hare.
A fake animal used in greyhound races to get the dogs to run around the track is an example of a hare.
(intransitive) To move swiftly.
(obsolete) To excite; to tease, or worry; to harry.
Origin of hare
From Middle English hare, from Old English hara (“hare”), from Proto-Germanic *hasô (compare West Frisian hazze, Dutch haas, German Hase, Swedish hare, Icelandic heri), from *Proto-Germanic *haswaz (“grey”) (compare Old English hasu, Middle High German heswe (“pale, dull”)), from Proto-Indo-European *kas- (compare Welsh cannu (“to whiten”), ceinach (“hare”), Latin cānus (“white”), cascus (“old”), Old Prussian sasins (“hare”), Pashto [script?] (soe, “hare”)[Arabic?], Sanskrit शश (śaśa, “hare”)).