barrack n : a building used to house military personnel
1 lodge in barracks
2 urge on or encourage especially by shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers" [syn: cheer, inspire, urge, urge on, exhort, pep up]
3 laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker" [syn: jeer, scoff, flout, gibe]
- A building for soldiers, especially when in
garrison. Commonly in
the plural, originally meaning temporary huts, but now usually applied to a
permanent structure or set of buildings.
- He lodged in a miserable hut or barrack, composed of dry branches and thatched with straw. - Gibbon.
- (local, U.S.) A movable roof sliding on four posts, to cover hay, straw, etc.
- (Ireland,colloquial, usually plural) the police station.
a building for soldiers
- Finnish: kasarmi
- French: caserne
- Polish: koszary (pl.)
- Russian: казарма
Barrack may refer to:
- Barracks, military housing
- Barrack (video game)
- To cheer or support one side in a competition, in Australian English http://www.aussieslang.com/slang/australian-slang-b.asp
barrack in Simple English: Barrack (disambiguation)