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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ab-dom-uh-nl]
    • /æbˈdɒm ə nl/
    • /æbˈdɒm.ɪ.nəlz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-dom-uh-nl]
    • /æbˈdɒm ə nl/

Definitions of abdominals word

  • noun plural abdominals You can refer to your abdominal muscles as your abdominals when you are talking about exercise. 3
  • noun plural abdominals the abdominal muscles, esp when talking about exercise 3
  • adjective abdominals of, in, on, or for the abdomen: abdominal wall; abdominal pains. 1
  • noun abdominals Usually, abdominals. Informal. the abdominal muscles. 1
  • noun abdominals Plural form of abdominal. 1
  • noun abdominals plural of abdominal. 0

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Origin of abdominals

First appearance:

before 1740
One of the 48% newest English words
1740-50; < Latin abdōmin-, stem of abdōmen abdomen + -al1

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Parts of speech for Abdominals


abdominals popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for abdominals

noun abdominals

  • viscera — Viscera are the large organs inside the body, such as the heart, liver, and stomach.
  • peritoneum — the serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity and investing its viscera.

Top questions with abdominals

  • how to work lower abdominals?
  • how to get flat abdominals?
  • how to build abdominals?
  • how to tone abdominals?
  • how to make abdominals?

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