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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klar-uh ns]
    • /ˈklær əns/
    • /ˈkle.rəns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klar-uh ns]
    • /ˈklær əns/

Definitions of clarence word

  • noun clarence a closed four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, having a glass front 3
  • noun clarence a masculine name: var. Clare 3
  • noun clarence a closed, four-wheeled carriage with seats for four inside and a seat for the driver outside 3
  • noun clarence a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “clear one.”. 1
  • noun clarence A closed horse-drawn carriage with four wheels, seating four inside and two outside next to the coachman. 1
  • noun clarence A kind of carriage popular in the 19th century; a four-wheeled horse-driven vehicle with a glass front and room for four passengers. 0

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Origin of clarence

First appearance:

before 1830
One of the 36% newest English words
1830-40; named after Duke of Clarence (1765-1837), later William IV

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Parts of speech for Clarence


clarence popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% 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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