Meaning & Definition of Hoist in English
1. Lifting device for raising heavy or cumbersome objects
1. Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
- "Hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
2. Move from one place to another by lifting
- "They hoisted the patient onto the operating table"
- "Hoist the flags"
- "Hoist a sail"
- run up