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acey-deucy

ace·y-deuc·y
A a

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-see-doo-see, -dyoo-]
    • /ˈeɪ siˈdu si, -ˈdyu-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-see-doo-see, -dyoo-]
    • /ˈeɪ siˈdu si, -ˈdyu-/

Definitions of acey-deucy word

  • noun acey-deucy a form of backgammon 3
  • noun acey-deucy a form of backgammon in which a player, upon rolling a 1–2, moves 3 and then is allowed to name and play any doublet and to roll again. 1
  • adjective acey-deucy Slang. A-OK; great. 1

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Origin of acey-deucy

First appearance:

before 1920
One of the 12% newest English words
First recorded in 1920-25; ace + -y2 + deuce1 + -y2

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Parts of speech for Acey-deucy

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

acey-deucy popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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