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Meaning of "shanty" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SHANTY

From Canadian French chantier cabin built in a lumber camp, from Old French gantiergantry.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SHANTY

shanty  [ˈʃæntɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHANTY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Shanty is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHANTY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Shanty

Shanty may refer to: ▪ Ice shanty, a portable shed placed on a frozen lake ▪ Sea shanty, a type of shipboard work-song ▪ Shanty, an irregular, low-cost dwelling which, in quantity, form a Shanty town. ▪ Shanty Hogan, Major League Baseball catcher...

Definition of shanty in the English dictionary

The first definition of shanty in the dictionary is a ramshackle hut; crude dwelling. Other definition of shanty is a public house, esp an unlicensed one. Shanty is also a log bunkhouse at a lumber camp.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHANTY


Alicante
ˌælɪˈkæntɪ
ante
ˈæntɪ
anti
ˈæntɪ
Ashanti
əˈʃæntɪ
avanti
æˈvæntɪ
chantey
ˈʃæntɪ
chanty
ˈʃæntɪ
chianti
kɪˈæntɪ
Dante
ˈdæntɪ
Durante
dəˈræntɪ
Fanti
ˈfæntɪ
infante
ɪnˈfæntɪ
meranti
mɪˈræntɪ
panty
ˈpæntɪ
pesante
pəˈzæntɪ
shantey
ˈʃæntɪ
spumante
spuːˈmæntɪ
vigilante
ˌvɪdʒɪˈlæntɪ
volante
vɒˈlæntɪ
Ypsilanti
ˌɪpsɪˈlæntɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHANTY

shankbone
Shankly
shankpiece
shanks´s mare
shanks´s pony
shannies
Shannon
shanny
Shansi
shantey
shanti
shanties
Shantou
Shantow
shantung
shanty town
shantyman
shantytown

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHANTY

banty
canty
curranty
guaranty
implied warranty
janty
peasanty
scanty
sea shanty
sergeanty
serjeanty
slanty
sovranty
wanty
warranty

Synonyms and antonyms of shanty in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SHANTY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «shanty» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of shanty
air · ballad · bothy · cabin · chant · ditty · hovel · hut · hymn · lean-to · shack · shed · shiel · shieling · song · tune · waiata

Translation of «shanty» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHANTY

Find out the translation of shanty to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of shanty from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «shanty» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

简陋的小屋
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chabola
570 millions of speakers

English

shanty
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मड़ई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصفيح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Шанти
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

choupana
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুঁড়েঘর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

baraque
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Shanty
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hütte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

掘っ立て小屋
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

판잣집
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Shanty
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chòi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குடிசை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शॅन्टी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gecekondu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

baracca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Shanty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Шанті
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cocioabă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παράγκα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

shanty
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

shanty
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

shanty
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of shanty

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHANTY»

The term «shanty» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.187 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHANTY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «shanty» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «shanty» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about shanty

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QUOTES WITH «SHANTY»

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Brian McDermott
I love music, from shanty sea-songs to Calvin Harris.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHANTY»

Discover the use of shanty in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to shanty and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Nexus: International Terrorism and Drug Trafficking from ...
Written by noted terrorism expert Frank Shanty, the book explores the nature and the extent of involvement between international criminal drug traffickers, particularly of drugs originating from Afghanistan, and international terrorist ...
Frank Shanty, 2011
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Slums of Hope?: Shanty Towns of the Third World
The Aim Of The Book Is To Examine The View Held By Urban Poor Of Their Society And To Understand Their Hopes Or Frustrations, Thier Activity Or Apparent Apathy, In The Light Of Their Perceptions.
Peter Cutt Lloyd, 1979
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Confessions of a Shanty Irishman: Third Edition
The book concerns growing up in San Francisco's Mission District in an Irish American immigrant family that loves the Catholic Church, the Democratic Party, language and Jameson's whiskey.
Michael Corrigan, 2009
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Shanty Irish
Jim Tully (1886-1947) was a vagabond, pugilist, and an American writer known as the most-hated man in Hollywood for his free-lance, an often unflattering, writings about celebrities.
Jim Tully, 2011
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The Escapades of Shanty Poo and Garvin
“Look Shanty Poo, it's the blonde woman,” he said excited.” “Ok, don't talk so loud ”, Shanty Poo said concerned that Garvin might give them away. The blonde woman had apparently turned around and driven back. Someone must have been ...
Dollar Bill Mcgonigle, 2011
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The Shanty Boy
CHAPTER XV. How the Shanty Boy Earns His Money and How He Spends It — Saving at the Spigot and Letting Run at the Bung. "Good haul! Let'er roll!" If there is a dollar in the world that calls for 100 cents, it is the dollar earned by the shanty  ...
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The Shanty Companion
This book an EXACT reproduction of the original book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.
J. O. Laferrire, 2010
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The Red Shanty Boys: Or, Pictures of New England School Life ...
often said that he should keep school in the Red-Shanty till it tumbled down, but as it continued to stand year after year, it seemed likely to wear him out in spite of his prophecy, and when at last his unfitness to teach became evident to the ...
Theron Brown, 1871
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Beyond Educational Disadvantage
Beyond Educational Disadvantage 160 Changing understandings of adult and community education, insights from the literacy movement and the critique of patriarchal models of education contributed to the development of the Shanty ...
Paul Downes, Ann Louise Gilligan, 2007
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Old Age and Urban Poverty in the Developing World: The ...
Many countries in the developing world are now facing a rapid acceleration in population aging.
Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHANTY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term shanty is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cook who burned himself while trying to torch Pal's Shanty gets …
Frustrated that he wasn't getting a cut of waitstaff tips after working for five years in the kitchen of Northeast Portland's Pal's Shanty Tavern, Marcus Tyler used ... «OregonLive.com, Jun 15»
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Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival attracts record numbers
RECORD numbers flocked to Falmouth over the weekend for this year's International Sea Shanty Festival. Organisers say the event, which has become one of ... «West Briton, Jun 15»
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Archaeologist, historians explore site of Daniel Ricketson's famed …
Archaeologist, historians explore site of Daniel Ricketson's famed shanty in New ... NEW BEDFORD — There isn't much left of Daniel Ricketson's shanty, a small ... «SouthCoastToday.com, May 15»
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Pope to visit notoriously violent Bolivia prison, Paraguay shanty and …
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis will visit a notoriously violent prison in Bolivia, a flood-prone shanty in Paraguay and a home for the elderly in Ecuador during his ... «Fox News, May 15»
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Wyoming County sugar shanty destroyed by fire
SHELDON, N.Y. (WKBW) - Wyoming County volunteer firefighters were busy overnight Thursday fighting a fire that destroyed a sugar shanty in Sheldon. The fire ... «WKBW-TV, Apr 15»
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Officials are asking fisherman to remove shanties from the ice
"It has to be off the lake by March 28th or if the ice becomes unable to hold the weight of the shanty, whichever comes first," said Vt. Fish and Wildlife Warden ... «WCAX, Mar 15»
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DNR reminds anglers of ice shanty deadline
NEGAUNEE -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding ice anglers on inland lakes that the deadline to remove their shanties is coming up. «UpperMichigansSource.com, Mar 15»
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Vermont Fish and Wildlife reminds of fishing shanty removal
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding ice anglers that they need to get their fishing shanties off lakes and ponds ... «WCAX, Mar 15»
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Ice shanty removal dates coming up
According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the dates for mandatory ice shanty removal are approaching. Shanties in the Upper Peninsula ... «UpperMichigansSource.com, Feb 15»
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Inside squatter camp beside London river home to 30 Romanian …
With shacks assembled crudely from discarded pallets, wooden doors and plastic sheets, it resembles a shanty town. But rather than Rio or Soweto, this ... «Daily Mail, Oct 14»

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