Meaning of hermit
Pronunciation: (hûr'mit), [key]
- a person who has withdrawn to a solitary place for a life of religious seclusion.
- any person living in seclusion; recluse.
- an animal of solitary habits.
- any of numerous hummingbirds of the genera Glaucis and Phaethornis, having curved bills and dull-colored rather than iridescent plumage.
- a spiced molasses cookie often containing raisins or nuts.
- a beadsman.
- hermit (Thesaurus)