9 letter word starting with har

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
hara-kiri noun Suicide, by slashing the abdomen, formerly practiced in Japan, and commanded by the government in the cases of disgraced officials; disembowelment; — also written, but incorrectly, hari-kari.
harangued imp. & past participle of Harangue
haranguer noun One who harangues, or is fond of haranguing; a declaimer.
harassing present participle & vb. noun of Harass
harberous adjective Harborous.
harbinger noun One who provides lodgings; especially, the officer of the English royal household who formerly preceded the court when traveling, to provide and prepare lodgings., A forerunner; a precursor; a messenger., To usher in; to be a harbinger of.
harboring present participle & vb. noun of Harbor
harborage noun Shelter; entertainment.
harbrough A shelter.
harborous adjective Hospitable.
hardening present participle & vb. noun of Harden, Making hard or harder., That which hardens, as a material used for converting the surface of iron into steel.
harderian adjective A term applied to a lachrymal gland on the inner side of the orbit of many animals which have a third eyelid, or nictitating membrane. See Nictitating membrane, under Nictitate.
hardiment noun Hardihood; boldness; courage; energetic action.
hardiness noun Capability of endurance., Hardihood; boldness; firmness; assurance., Hardship; fatigue.
hard-tack noun A name given by soldiers and sailors to a kind of hard biscuit or sea bread.
harehound noun See Harrier.
harlequin noun A buffoon, dressed in party-colored clothes, who plays tricks, often without speaking, to divert the bystanders or an audience; a merry-andrew; originally, a droll rogue of Italian comedy., To play the droll; to make sport by playing ludicrous tricks., Toremove or conjure away, as by a harlequin’s trick.
harlotize verb i. To harlot.
harmaline noun An alkaloid found in the plant Peganum harmala. It forms bitter, yellow salts.
harmattan noun A dry, hot wind, prevailing on the Atlantic coast of Africa, in December, January, and February, blowing from the interior or Sahara. It is usually accompanied by a haze which obscures the sun.
harmonica noun A musical instrument, consisting of a series of hemispherical glasses which, by touching the edges with the dampened finger, give forth the tones., A toy instrument of strips of glass or metal hung on two tapes, and struck with hammers.
harmonics noun The doctrine or science of musical sounds., Secondary and less distinct tones which accompany any principal, and apparently simple, tone, as the octave, the twelfth, the fifteenth, and the seventeenth. The name is also applied to the artificial tones produced by a string or column of air, when the impulse given to it suffices only to make a part of the string or column vibrate; overtones.
harmonist noun One who shows the agreement or harmony of corresponding passages of different authors, as of the four evangelists., One who understands the principles of harmony or is skillful in applying them in composition; a musical composer., Alt. of Harmonite
harmonite noun One of a religious sect, founded in Wurtemburg in the last century, composed of followers of George Rapp, a weaver. They had all their property in common. In 1803, a portion of this sect settled in Pennsylvania and called the village thus established, Harmony.
harmonium noun A musical instrument, resembling a small organ and especially designed for church music, in which the tones are produced by forcing air by means of a bellows so as to cause the vibration of free metallic reeds. It is now made with one or two keyboards, and has pedals and stops.
harmonize verb i. To agree in action, adaptation, or effect on the mind; to agree in sense or purport; as, the parts of a mechanism harmonize., To be in peace and friendship, as individuals, families, or public organizations., To agree in vocal or musical effect; to form a concord; as, the tones harmonize perfectly., To adjust in fit proportions; to cause to agree; to show the agreement of; to reconcile the apparent contradiction of., To accompany with harmony; to provide with parts, as an air, or melody.
harmonies plural of Harmony
harmotome noun A hydrous silicate of alumina and baryta, occurring usually in white cruciform crystals; cross-stone.
harnessed imp. & past participle of Harness
harnesser noun One who harnesses.
harpooned imp. & past participle of Harpoon
harpooner noun One who throws the harpoon.
harquebus noun Alt. of Harquebuse
harrowing present participle & vb. noun of Harrow
harshness noun The quality or state of being harsh.
hartbeest noun A large South African antelope (Alcelaphus caama), formerly much more abundant than it is now. The face and legs are marked with black, the rump with white.
hartshorn noun The horn or antler of the hart, or male red deer., Spirits of hartshorn (see below); volatile salts.
haruspice noun A diviner of ancient Rome. Same as Aruspice.
haruspicy noun The art or practices of haruspices. See Aruspicy.
harvested imp. & past participle of Harvest
harvester noun One who harvests; a machine for cutting and gathering grain; a reaper., A harvesting ant.
harvestry noun The act of harvesting; also, that which is harvested.