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Meaning of hamlet

ham•let

Pronunciation: (ham'lit), [key]
— n.
  1. a small village.
  2. a village without a church of its own, belonging to the parish of another village or town.

ham•let

Pronunciation: (ham'lit), [key]
— pl. -let, -lets.
  1. any of various sea basses of the family Serranidae, found in the warm waters of the western Atlantic Ocean, esp. the Nassau grouper.

Ham•let

Pronunciation: (ham'lit), [key]
— n.
  1. (italics) a tragedy (first printed 1603) by Shakespeare.
  2. the hero of this play, a young prince who avenges the murder of his father.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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