Meaning of HILL in English



Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


A ~ is an area of land that is higher than the land that surrounds it.

We trudged up the ~ to the stadium.

...Maple Hill.



If you say that someone is over the ~, you are saying rudely that they are old and no longer fit, attractive, or capable of doing useful work. (INFORMAL)

He doesn’t take kindly to suggestions that he is over the ~.

PHRASE: usu v-link PHR disapproval

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