Hotel vs Hovel - What's the difference?

hotel | hovel |


As nouns the difference between hotel and hovel

is that hotel is hotel while hovel is an open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc, from the weather.

As a verb hovel is

to put in a hovel; to shelter.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

hotel

Translingual

Symbol

(head)
  • The letter H' in the NATO phonetic alphabet. (This word is not translated, and is ' hotel in all languages.)
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    hovel

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather.
  • A poor cottage; a small, mean house; a hut.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1944, author=(w)
  • , title= The Three Corpse Trick, chapter=5 , passage=The hovel stood in the centre of what had once been a vegetable garden, but was now a patch of rank weeds. Surrounding this, almost like a zareba, was an irregular ring of gorse and brambles, an unclaimed vestige of the original common.}}
  • In the manufacture of porcelain, a large, conical brick structure around which the firing kilns are grouped.
  • Verb

  • To put in a hovel; to shelter.
  • * Shakespeare
  • To hovel thee with swine, and rogues forlorn.
  • *
  • The poor are hovelled and hustled together.