0%

aboil

a·boil
A a

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-boil]
    • /əˈbɔɪl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-boil]
    • /əˈbɔɪl/

Definitions of aboil word

  • adjective aboil boiling 3
  • adjective aboil indicating a volatile situation in which people are very excited or angry 3
  • adjective aboil In a boil; boiling. 0
  • adjective aboil Figuratively, heated up; excited. 0
  • adverb aboil In a boil; boiling. 0
  • adverb aboil Figuratively, heated up; excited. 0

Information block about the term

Origin of aboil

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
First recorded in 1855-60; a-1 + boil1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Aboil

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

aboil popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% 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".

aboil usage trend in Literature

This diagram is provided by Google Ngram Viewer

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?