Meaning of “hammock” in the English Dictionary

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"hammock" in British English

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hammocknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhæm.ək/ us /ˈhæm.ək/

a type of bed used especially outside, consisting of a net or long piece of strong cloth that you tie between two trees or poles so that it swings (= moves sideways through the air)

(Definition of “hammock” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hammock" in American English

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hammocknoun [ C ]

us /ˈhæm·ək/

a net or strong piece of cloth, wide enough for a person to lie on, hanging between two poles or trees to which it is attached

(Definition of “hammock” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)