Definition of Hussar

1. Noun. A member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress.

Generic synonyms: Cavalryman, Trooper



Definition of Hussar

1. n. Originally, one of the national cavalry of Hungary and Croatia; now, one of the light cavalry of European armies.

Definition of Hussar

1. Noun. Originally, one of the national cavalry of Hungary and Croatia; now, one of the light cavalry of European armies. ¹

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Definition of Hussar

1. a cavalry soldier [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hussar

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huskiest
huskily
huskiness
huskinesses
husking
husking bee
huskings
huskless
husklike
husks
husky
huso
husos
huss
hussar (current term)
hussar monkey
hussars
husses
hussies
hussif
hussifs
hussy
husting
hustings
hustle-bustle
hustle alarm
hustle and bustle

Literary usage of Hussar

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1. Battles of the British Navy by Joseph Allen (1852)
"On coming close alongside, however, the hussar unexpectedly became exposed to a ... Backing clear of the enemy, the hussar quickly returned the fire, ..."

2. Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: A Captain in the Navy by John Henry Sherburne (1825)
"Friday night the hussar returned, after looking into Wigton Bay, fully satisfied that ... Sharpe are also on board the hussar in this necessary expedition. ..."

3. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1862)
"SMALL-WAR: FIRST EMERGENCE OF ZIETHEN THE hussar GENERAL INTO NOTICE. AFTER Brieg, Friedrich undertook nothing military, except strict vigilance of Neipperg ..."

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