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hare British & World English

A fast-running, long-eared mammal that resembles a large rabbit, having very long hind legs and typically found in grassland or open woodland

Hare, Sir David British & World English

(B.1947), English dramatist and director. He is noted for political dramas, such as Plenty (1978), centring around intense, self-destructive characters

blue hare British & World English

Another term for mountain hare.

sea hare British & World English

A large sea slug which has a minute internal shell and lateral extensions to the foot. Most species can swim, and many secrete distasteful chemicals to deter predators

Arctic hare British & World English

A hare whose coat turns white in winter, found in the arctic areas of North America

brown hare British & World English

A hare found commonly in much of Eurasia, though absent from Ireland

March hare British & World English

A brown hare in the breeding season, noted for its leaping, boxing, and chasing in circles

mouse hare British & World English

Another term for pika.

Belgian hare British & World English

A rabbit of a dark red long-eared domestic breed

Hare, William British & World English

See Burke, William.

hare-brained British & World English

Rash; ill-judged

hare coursing British & World English

The sport of hunting hares with greyhounds using sight rather than scent

Hare Krishna British & World English

A member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, a religious sect based mainly in the US and other Western countries. Its devotees typically wear saffron robes, favour celibacy, practise vegetarianism, and chant mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna

hare wallaby British & World English

A small, agile, fast-moving Australian wallaby with orange rings of fur around the eyes

mountain hare British & World English

A hare whose coat turns white in winter, found in upland and arctic areas of northern Eurasia. It is the only hare in Ireland

snowshoe hare British & World English

A North American hare with large hairy hind feet, fairly small ears, and a white winter coat

hare-brained English Thesaurus

a hare-brained scheme

Hare Krishna New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

member of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness

start a hare British & World English

Raise a topic of conversation

hare's-foot British & World English

A slender clover which has soft hairs around the flowers

hare's-tail British & World English

A Mediterranean grass with white silky flowering heads and woolly grey-green leaves

hare and hounds British & World English

A game, especially a paperchase, in which a group of people chase another person or group across the countryside

mad as a March hare British & World English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

harelip British & World English

Another term for cleft lip.

run with the hare and hunt with the hounds British & World English

Try to remain on good terms with both sides in a conflict or dispute

start a hare in hare British & World English

Raise a topic of conversation

electric hare in hare British & World English

A dummy hare propelled around the track in greyhound racing

Patagonian cavy British & World English

Another term for mara.

William Hare in Burke, William British & World English

(1792–1829), Irish murderer. He was a bodysnatcher operating in Edinburgh with his accomplice William Hare

mad as a March hare in March hare British & World English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

hare's-tail grass in hare's-tail British & World English

A Mediterranean grass with white silky flowering heads and woolly grey-green leaves

hare's-foot clover in hare's-foot British & World English

A slender clover which has soft hairs around the flowers

as mad as a March hare in March hare British & World English

(Of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy

run with the hare and hunt with the hounds in hare British & World English

Try to remain on good terms with both sides in a conflict or dispute


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