hoes (plural noun)
  1. a long-handled gardening tool with a thin metal blade, used mainly for weeding.
hoes (third person present) · hoed (past tense) · hoed (past participle) · hoeing (present participle)
  1. use a hoe to dig (earth) or thin out or dig up (plants).
    till · plough · dig · turn · hoe · farm · work · prepare · fertilize · mulch
    (hoe in)
    eat eagerly.
    • (hoe into)
      attack or criticize.
Middle English: from Old French houe, of Germanic origin; related to German Haue, also to hew.
hoes (plural noun)
  1. variant spelling of ho.
hoes (plural noun) · hos (plural noun) · hoe (noun)
  1. a prostitute.
    • offensive
      a woman.
1960s: representing a dialect pronunciation of whore.
  1. an expression of surprise, admiration, triumph, or derision.
    "Ho! I'll show you"
    • used as the second element of various exclamations.
      "what ho!" ·
      "heave ho"
  2. used to call for attention.
    "ho there!"
    • nautical
      used to draw attention to something seen.
      "land ho!"
natural exclamation: first recorded in Middle English.
  1. the chemical element holmium.
  1. house.
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How to use hoe in a sentence?
a blue worker's smock is his robe of office, his sceptre a venerable hoe.
rake or hoe in a top dressing of fertilizer.
a hoe to jook the ground in the yard.
How to say hoe in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)مجرفة, المعزقة, معزقة
Bangla হো
Bosnian (Latin) motiku
Bulgarian (NOUN)мотика
Cantonese (Traditional) 鋤頭
Catalan (NOUN)aixada
Chinese Simplified 锄头
Chinese Traditional 鋤頭
Croatian (NOUN)motiku
Czech (NOUN)motyka
Danish (NOUN)hakke, rendegraver
Dutch (NOUN)schoffel
Estonian (NOUN)kõblas
Finnish (NOUN)kuokka, hakku
French (NOUN)houe, binette, pelle rétrocaveuse, bêche
German (NOUN)Hacke, Luder
Greek (NOUN)σκαπάνη, τσάπα
Haitian Creole sekle ak wou
Hebrew מעדר
Hindi (NOUN)कुदाल
Hmong Daw hlau
Hungarian (NOUN)kapa
Indonesian (NOUN)cangkul
Italian (NOUN)zappa
Japanese (NOUN)鍬, くわ, クワ, ホー
Kiswahili jembe
Korean (NOUN)괭이, 잡아당겨
Latvian (NOUN)kaplis
Lithuanian (NOUN)kultivatorius
Maltese tax
Norwegian Bokmål hakke
Persian کج بیل زدن
Polish (NOUN)motyka
Portuguese (NOUN)enxada
Querétaro Otomi azada
Romanian (NOUN)sapa, prăşi
Russian (NOUN)мотыгой, сапку, экскаватор
Samoan atoa
Serbian (Cyrillic) мотику
Serbian (Latin) motiku
Slovak (NOUN)motyka, okopat
Slovenian (NOUN)Motika
Spanish (NOUN)azada, azadón
Swedish (NOUN)hacka
Tamil களைக்கொட்டு
Telugu హొయలు
Thai จอบ
Tongan Hoi
Turkish (NOUN)çapa
Ukrainian (NOUN)мотики
Urdu (NOUN)کدال
Welsh fforch chwynnu
Yucatec Maya azada
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