UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "must-have":
singular must-have plural must-haves informal
something that is so exciting, modern, or useful that everyone wants to have it

An award-winning author reveals his personal must-haves for a low-fat larder.

a must-have for new mums and dads

Derived word:
UK / US adjective

the top ten must-have books for medical students

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • must-have — mustˈ have, mustˈ see, etc noun and adjective (something) that one must have, see, etc in order to be in fashion • • • Main Entry: ↑must * * * 1. adj. essential or highly desirable the must have blouse of the season 2. n. an essential or highly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • must-have — Bendroji  informacija Rūšis: naujai skolinta citata Rašybos variantai: must have items. Kilmė: anglų, must have, must have. Pateikta: 2011 11 29. Atnaujinta: 2014 01 01. Reikšmė ir vartosena Apibrėžtis: mados sezonui būtiniausi dalykai, kuriuos… …   Lietuvių kalbos naujažodžių duomenynas

  • must-have — Ⅰ. must have UK US adjective [before noun] ► a must have product is a fashionable one that a lot of people want to own: a must have accessory/gadget/item »The device soon became a must have accessory for anyone in the business world. Ⅱ. must have …   Financial and business terms

  • must-have — must haves N COUNT A must have is something modern that many people want to have. The mobile phone is now a must have for children. ADJ Must have is also an adjective. ...a must have fashion accessory …   English dictionary

  • must-have — noun count INFORMAL something that is so exciting, modern, or useful that everyone wants to have it: A must have for new moms and dads. ╾ ,must have adjective: the top ten must have books for medical students …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Must-have — [mast hɛv , masthæv ], das; s, s [engl. must have, aus: to must = müssen u. have = haben]: Gegenstand, den man besitzen sollte, um als modern o. Ä. zu gelten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Must-have — [ masthɛv, mast hɛv ], das; [s], s <englisch> (etw., was man haben muss oder was sein muss) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • must-have — /ˈmʌst hæv/ (say must hav) Colloquial –adjective 1. highly desirable: a must have fashion accessory. –noun 2. such an item …  

  • must-have — noun Date: 1980 something that is essential to have or obtain • must have adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • must-have — adj. Must have is used with these nouns: ↑accessory, ↑gadget …   Collocations dictionary

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