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Definition of the noun haunt

What does haunt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: haunts

  1. a frequently visited place

Alternative definition of the noun haunt


  1. A place at which one is regularly found; a hangout.
  2. [dialect] A ghost.
  3. A feeding place for animals.

Definition of the verb haunt

What does haunt mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: haunted | haunting | haunts

  1. follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    • example: the ghost of her mother haunted her
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of haunt: stalk
    • more generic words: follow / pursue = follow in or as if in pursuit
  2. haunt like a ghost; pursue
  3. be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
    • example: She haunts the ballet
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of haunt: frequent
    • more generic terms: travel to / visit = go to certain places as for sightseeing
    • more specific term: hang out = spend time in a certain location or with certain people

Alternative definition of the verb haunt


  1. [transitive] To inhabit, or visit frequently (most often used in reference to ghosts).
  2. [transitive] To make uneasy.
  3. [transitive] To stalk, to follow
  4. [intransitive, now rare] To live habitually; to stay, to remain.


"Haunt" is a 2013 horror film by Mac Carter and his feature film directorial debut. The film was first released on November 6, 2013 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center and was later released on video on demand on February 7, 2014. Haunt stars Harrison Gilbertson as a teenager who moves into a new house and goes through not only a sexual awakening but also a terrifying haunting.

  • also known as Kísértet, Утвара, Sablast, Utvara, 亡魂出沒
  • country: United States of America
  • language: English Language
  • music by Reinhold Heil
  • genre: Horror
  • rating: R (USA)
  • released on


"Haunt" is a written work, work of fiction, published work, short story.


  1. "Haunt" is a horror-themed adventure game developed by NanaOn-Sha and Zoë Mode, and published by Microsoft Studios. It was made available for download worldwide on the Xbox 360 via Xbox Live Arcade on January 18, 2012. The game requires the Kinect peripheral.
    • mode: Single-player video game
    • developer: NanaOn-Sha
    • genre: Puzzle game
    • released on
  2. "HAUNT" was a straightforward but engagingly irreverent text-based mainframe computer game. It was created in OPS4 language in 1979 by John E. Laird.


Haunt is a fictional comic book superhero who appeared in a self-titled ongoing series published by Image Comics. Created by Todd McFarlane and Robert Kirkman, the series debuted in October 2009 and ended in December 2012 after 28 issues. The comic was originally written by Kirkman with pencils by Ryan Ottley, layouts by Greg Capullo, and inks by McFarlane. Joe Casey and Nathan Fox took over as the book's creative team as of Haunt #19.


  1. "Haunt" is an EP by English indie pop band Bastille. It was released exclusively to the United States on May 2013 digitally and July 2013 physically. It features three songs from their debut album Bad Blood. It also features a demo track, the title track of the EP, that was originally the B-side to the "Bad Blood" single. The EP peaked at #104 in the Billboard 200 and number one in the Top Heatseekers chart.
  2. "Haunt" is a musical album of Cosiner & Capital.
    • released on (10 years ago)
  3. "Haunt" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  4. "Haunt" is a musical album of Area C.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  5. "Haunt" is a musical EP of Audra Mae.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  6. "Haunt" a.k.a. "Chu Mo" is the album released by Chyi Chin.


Haunt is a musical group.

  • album: "All Hell Breaks Loose: Tribute to the Misfits"


Haunt is a record label.


Haunt is a Venue, Building in Ithaca.

  • also known as The Haunt Razorback BBQ, The Haunt


Haunt: In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the haunt is a type of undead.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Haunt

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Google previewGlacier National Park (N.P.), Proposed Wilderness Plan (1974)

Environmental Impact Statement

Goat Haunt is a major backcountry trailhead. In addition to a ranger station, Goat Haunt has two shelters used for...

Google previewOccasional Papers of Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum (1921)

The elili is a shell-fish whose favorite haunt is the edge of the reef where the sea breaks heavily. The shell f1sher is therefore apt to be overset by the big seas when seeking the elili, but this will be endured for the sake of the prize. 237.

Google previewThe Young Gentleman's Book (1834)

Containing a Series of Choice Readings in Popular Science and Natural History,together with Retrospective Essays,conversations,literary Reminiscences,etc

fish, like many others, ascends rivers at a certain season for the purpose of spawning, though its usual haunt is the open sea. It is worthy of remark, that though the time of its appearance in the same rivers is pretty constant, it does not ...

Google previewVFX Artistry (2013)

A Visual Tour of How the Studios Create Their Magic by Spencer Drate, Judith Salavetz

Haunt is a division that specializes in cutting-edge motion design for music videos, virals, and installations and has worked with many of the industry's top music talent and directors. Click 3X Entertainment focuses on broadcast branding and ...

Google previewG, H, I Versability (2015)

by Roger Maderia

A haunt is a place you often go. A hunch is an intuitive feeling. Haste is always fast and never slow. RHYME TIME A group of intuitive ideas is a ______ ______. Pg. 28 Answer (hauler caller) A hoard is a storage of something. This horde is.

Google previewA Naturalist in Western China with Vasculum, Camera and Gun (2011)

Being Some Account of Eleven Years' Travel by Ernest Henry Wilson

A favourite haunt is the side of a ditch, where there is a little cover. In spring, Woodcock are commonly to be found in the beanfields (Broad Bean, Vicia Faba), especially if there are a few trees near by to afford greater shade. Near Ichang in ...

Google previewKearsley's Traveller's Entertaining Guide through Great Britain ... Second edition, much enlarged, etc (1803)

by George Kearsley

and _the'haunt is a borough town, seated on the of” eagles , and other birds of prey. river Douglas, is large and Well To the south is the dreary region built,and here are made the strong— of Borrowdale. 4 The water of ...

Google previewBird Song (1997)

Identification Made Easy by Ernie Jardine

The Gray Catbird's favourite haunt is the brush and tangles, and its distinctive " CAT-LIKE 'MEW' CALL"; (a downward-slurred, raspy and squeaky note) is a common sound in this habitat, either given alone or as part of its full song, which is a ...

Google previewThe History of Sport in Britain, 1880-1914: Field sports (2004)

by Martin Polley

Men whose habitual haunt is a great city realise the value of trout-streams much more keenly than 262 792 THE NINETEENTH CENTURY May.

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Haunt, harnt, a place of frequent resort. Aunt ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

HAUNT, v. a., v. n. & n.s. HAUNTER, n.s. frequent or be much about any place or person, always used in a bad sense: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Abstracted from the folio edition of the author ... Fourteenth edition, corrected, etc (1828)

o HAUNT. v. a. [hanter, French.] To freuent ; to be much about any place or person. idney. It is used frequently in an ill sense of one that comes unwelcome, Swift. It is eminently used of apparitions that appear in a particular place.

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language... (1803)

To which are Prefixed, Principles of English Pronunciation... by John Walker

To Haunt, hänt. v. a. To frequent, to be much about any place or person; it is used frequently in an ill sense of one that comes unwelcome; it is eminently used in apparitions. BC.” This word was in ...

Google previewOxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

haunt /hont, hant/ > v. 1 (of a ghost) appear regularly in a place. 2 (of a person) visit a place frequently. 3 keep coming into someone's mind in a disturbing way.

Google previewPocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

haunt /hont, hant/ > v. 1 (of a ghost) appear regularly in a place. 2 (of a person) visit a place frequently. 3 keep coming into someone's mind in a disturbing way.

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Quotes about Haunt

I am now going to make you a gift that will stay with you the rest of your life. For the rest of your life, every time you say 'We've always done it that way,' my ghost will appear and haunt you for twenty-four hours. (Grace Murray Hopper)
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Scrabble value of H4A1U1N1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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