Definition of hose verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hose

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//həʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hoʊz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hose
BrE BrE//həʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hoʊz//
 
he / she / it hoses
BrE BrE//ˈhəʊzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊzɪz//
 
past simple hosed
BrE BrE//həʊzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hoʊzd//
 
past participle hosed
BrE BrE//həʊzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//hoʊzd//
 
-ing form hosing
BrE BrE//ˈhəʊzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhoʊzɪŋ//
 
 
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hose something to wash or pour water on something using a hose Firemen hosed the burning car. Word Origin Old English hosa, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hoos ‘stocking, water hose’ and German Hosen ‘trousers’. Originally singular, the term denoted a covering for the leg, sometimes including the foot but sometimes reaching only to the ankle. Phrasal Verbshose somethingdown
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