Definition of 'hermit'
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We're all like hermit crabs : little naked creatures that have found a suitable shell and decided to live inside it until it stops fitting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We're all like hermit crabs : little naked creatures that have found a suitable shell and decided to live inside it until it stops fitting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nor has she allowed herself to become a hermit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And the hermit crabs run free. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Come on out, you hermit crabs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After all, he is a hermit crab who predicts football results. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He lived as a hermit from the age of 18 until his death. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I lived like a hermit, studying. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In 1897 he entered into the life of a hermit at Nazareth. COLLINS DICTIONARY OF SAINTS (2004)The good news is that you don't have to become a hermit or throw away your iPod. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I lived like a hermit. The Sun (2013)Somebody told me that if you hum next to a hermit crab, it brings it out - and it works. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She seems to have few friends and has complained that she is forced to live'the life of a hermit crab '. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I had to live like a hermit indoors as I was in constant agony. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'hermit'
British English: hermit NOUN
A hermit is a person who lives alone, away from people and society.
I've spent the past ten years living like a hermit.
Definition of hermit from the Collins English Dictionary
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