Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?


[hin-tn, -tuh n] /ˈhɪn tn, -tən/
Christopher, Baron Hinton of Bankside, 1901–1983, British nuclear engineer.
William Augustus, 1883–1959, U.S. medical researcher and educator. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Hinton
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Hinton flew to the window; he saw the soft fawn shade of a lady's dress, he could not see the lady.

    How It All Came Round L. T. Meade
  • Confess, Hinton, it is worth while being a soldier to be in Ireland.

    Jack Hinton Charles James Lever
  • The eight o'clock chimes spoke as Hinton clumped downstairs, and a few moments later Forbes's guests began to straggle in.

    Kathleen Christopher Morley
  • Yes, Hinton, they knew every man of them the position I stood in.

    Jack Hinton Charles James Lever
  • Hinton took the fork from her gently and wiped it with Gladys's dirty cloth.

    The Smuggler's Cave George A. Birmingham

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Hinton

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Hinton

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hinton