Share this entry

Share this page

anthill

Syllabification: ant·hill
Pronunciation: /ˈantˌhil
 
/

Definition of anthill in English:

noun

A moundlike nest built by ants or termites.
Example sentences
  • All over the dunes I had noticed tiny little mounds that looked like anthills with no hole.
  • Seeking a snack, wild chimpanzees dip sticks into an anthill to fish out the insects.
  • Last, but not least, you'll have to make sure you've got an assortment of warrior ants guarding your anthill against unwanted insects and animals.

Words that rhyme with anthill

Edgehill • sidehillmolehill

Definition of anthill in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rəˈzilyənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…