c and w

c and w
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [see and duhb-uh l-yoo, -yoo]
    • /si ænd ˈdʌb əlˌyu, -yʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [see and duhb-uh l-yoo, -yoo]
    • /si ænd ˈdʌb əlˌyu, -yʊ/

Definition of c and w words

  • noun c and w country-and-western. 2

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Origin of c and w

First appearance:

before 1955
One of the 4% newest English words
First recorded in 1955-60

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c and w popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% 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.

c and w usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for c and w

noun c and w

  • country music — a type of 20th-century popular music based on White folk music of the southeastern US
  • country and western — Country and western is the same as country music.
  • country-and-western — country music.
  • hillbilly music — folk music combined with elements of popular music in which the banjo, fiddle, and guitar are principal instruments: a type of music that originated in mountain regions of the southern U.S.
  • western swing — a 1930s jazz-influenced style of country music

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