Definition of hutment in English:

hutment

Syllabification: hut·ment
Pronunciation: /ˈhətmənt
 
/

noun

Military
An encampment of huts.
More example sentences
  • They work in dilapidated sheds and live in illegal hutments that the municipal corporation is threatening to demolish.
  • Puzzled, we probed farther into the jungle, and, a couple of miles ahead, we found them in a poor hutment compared with their old village.
  • The hutments and slums have also assumed a political dimension, since slum dwellers have voting rights and get to flex their muscles in elections.

Definition of hutment in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunty
Pronunciation: ˈdʒɔːnti
adjective
having a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner...