hit

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hit is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
hit

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
hit

Third person singular
hits

Simple past
hit

Past participle
hit

Present participle
hitting

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If A hits B, then A touches B hard and fast.
    Ouch! Stop hitting. It hurts.
    The red car was turning when the blue car hit it.
  2. The past tense and past participle of hit.

Noun[change]

Singular
hit

Plural
hits

  1. A punch.
    The hit almost knocked me out.
  2. A great success, especially in the entertainment industry.
    His new musical comedy was a hit with audiences and critics.
    He had so many hits last year that he was elected to the Musical Comedy Hall of Fame.