Definition of Have-not

1. Noun. A person with few or no possessions.




Definition of Have-not

1. Noun. singular variant of have nots. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Have-not

hauyne
hauynes
hauynite
hauynites
havable
havan
havans
havarti
havartis
havdalah
havdalahs
have't
have-a-go
have-a-go hero
have-not (current term)
have-nots
have I got news for you
have Van Gogh's ear for music
have a ball
have a bath
have a bone in one's leg
have a bone to pick
have a break
have a bun in the oven
have a clue
have a couple
have a cow
have a crack at
have a crow to pull

Literary usage of Have-not

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1. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot (1873)
"I meant to go away into silence, but I have not been able to do what I meant." his hat, said, with a sort of exasperation, " Good- "Don't be sorry," said ..."

2. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"Then turning to her brother, " Ezra, you have not forbidden him ?ā€”Stay, father, and leave off ... I have not said it," Ezra answered, with great effort. ..."

3. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (1839)
"... sufficiency of cold water, which Noah had poured over her head and shoulders,ā€”" Oh, Charlotte, what a mercy we have not been all murdered in our beds ! ..."

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