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chouser

chouse
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chous]
    • /tʃaʊs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chous]
    • /tʃaʊs/

Definitions of chouser word

  • noun chouser a person who deceives, defrauds, or tricks 3
  • verb with object chouser to swindle; cheat (often followed by of or out of). 1
  • noun chouser a swindle. 1
  • noun chouser Archaic. a swindler. 1
  • noun chouser Archaic. a dupe. 1
  • noun chouser Agent noun of chouse: one who chouses. 0

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Origin of chouser

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
First recorded in 1600-10; perhaps to be identified with chiaus

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Chouser

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chouser popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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