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  • 1 Havoc — Havoc, Havok or Havock may refer to:Film and Television* Havoc (film), a 2005 film * Havoc (Star Wars), a fictional heavy bomber * Johnny Devine, a Canadian professional wrestler * Mikey Havoc, a New Zealand media personalityComics* Havok… …

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  • 2 Havoc — Hav oc (h[a^]v [o^]k), n. [W. hafog devastation, havoc; or, if this be itself fr. E. havoc, cf. OE. havot, or AS. hafoc hawk, which is a cruel or rapacious bird, or F. hai, voux! a cry to hounds.] Wide and general destruction; devastation; waste …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 havoc — ► NOUN 1) widespread destruction. 2) great confusion or disorder. ● play havoc with Cf. ↑play havoc with ORIGIN Old French havot; the word was originally used in the phrase cry havoc give an army the order havoc , which was the signal for… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Havoc — Hav oc, interj. [See {Havoc}, n.] A cry in war as the signal for indiscriminate slaughter. Toone. [1913 Webster] Do not cry havoc, where you should but hunt With modest warrant. Shak. [1913 Webster] Cry havoc, and let slip the dogs of war! Shak.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 havoc — [hav′ək, hav′äk΄] n. [earlier esp. in phrase CRY HAVOC (see below) < ME & Anglo Fr havok < OFr havot, prob. < haver, to hook, take, hef, a hook < Frank * haf , to seize: for IE base see HAVE] great destruction and devastation, as that …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Havoc — (deutsch: Verwüstung) steht für: die NATO Bezeichnung des russischen Kampfhubschraubers Mil Mi 28 Codebezeichnung des Bombers Douglas A 20 ein Teil der Hip Hop Formation Mobb Deep das US amerikanisch deutsche Filmdrama Havoc (Film) aus dem Jahr… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 7 Havoc — Havoc, Inc «Havoc Inc.»  серия комиксов про антропоморфных животных, выпущенная издательством комиксов «Radio Comix» (Техас, США). Отдельные серии и кадры выпускались авторами с 1997 года. Созданный сценаристом Марком Бернардом (Mark… …

    Википедия

  • 8 Havoc — Hav oc, v. t. To devastate; to destroy; to lay waste. [1913 Webster] To waste and havoc yonder world. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 havoc — early 15c., from Anglo Fr. havok in phrase crier havok cry havoc (late 14c.), a signal to soldiers to seize plunder, from O.Fr. havot pillaging, looting, related to haver to seize, grasp, hef hook, probably from a Germanic source (see HAWK (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 Havoc — (nacido como Kejuan Muchita el 21 de mayo de 1974 en Queensbridge, New York), es un rapero y productor del dúo Mobb Deep. Él se encarga de producir la mayoría de las canciones del dúo y es uno de los productores de más prestigio de la costa este …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 11 havoc — I noun anarchy, carnage, cataclysm, chaos, chaotic state, confusion, depredation, derangement, desolation, destruction, devastation, disorder, disorganization, dispersion, disruption, holocaust, overturning, pillage, plundering, ravage, ruin,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 havoc — *ruin, devastation, destruction Analogous words: calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe (see DISASTER): ravaging, pillaging, despoiling (see RAVAGE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 havoc — [n] chaotic situation calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, chaos, confusion, damage, desolation, despoiling, destruction, devastation, dilapidation, disorder, disruption, loss, mayhem, plunder, rack and ruin*, ravages, ruination, shambles*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 Havoc — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Patronyme 2 Fiction 3 Divers …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 15 havoc — noun VERB + HAVOC ▪ cause, create, play, wreak PREPOSITION ▪ havoc among ▪ The new tax could wreak havoc among smaller companies …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 havoc — /ˈhævək / (say havuhk) noun 1. devastation; ruinous damage. 2. Obsolete (a word used as the signal for pillage in warfare): to cry havoc. –verb (havocked, havocking) –verb (t) 3. to work havoc upon. –verb (i) 4. to work havoc. –phrase 5 …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 havoc — havocker, n. /hav euhk/, n., v., havocked, havocking. n. 1. great destruction or devastation; ruinous damage. 2. cry havoc, to warn of danger or disaster. 3. play havoc with, a. to create confusion or disorder in: The wind played havoc with the… …

    Universalium

  • 18 havoc — [[t]hæ̱vək[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Havoc is great disorder, and confusion. Rioters caused havoc in the centre of the town. Syn: chaos 2) PHRASE: V inflects, PHR n If one thing plays havoc with another or wreaks havoc on it, it prevents it from… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 havoc — hav|oc [ hævək ] noun uncount a situation in which there is a lot of damage or destruction, or in which something cannot continue in its normal way because of problems: cause/create havoc (=cause a lot of damage or harm): Winter storms continued… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 havoc — hav•oc [[t]ˈhæv ək[/t]] n. v. ocked, ock•ing 1) great destruction or devastation; ruinous damage 2) to work havoc upon; devastate 3) to work havoc • play havoc with Etymology: 1400–50; late ME havok < AF (in phrase crier havok to cry havoc,… …

    From formal English to slang