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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \ˈe-ˌpā, ā-ˈpā\
    • /ˈepiː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈe-ˌpā, ā-ˈpā\

Definitions of epee word

  • noun epee (fencing) A fencing sword of a certain modern type; frequently opposed to foil and sabre. 1
  • noun epee sport: fencing sword 1
  • countable noun epee An épée is a thin, light sword that is used in the sport of fencing. 0
  • noun epee straight-bladed sword used in fencing 0
  • noun epee a sword similar to the foil but with a larger guard and a heavier blade of triangular cross section 0
  • noun epee a sword, esp. a thin, pointed sword without a cutting edge, like a foil but heavier and more rigid, used in fencing 0

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epee popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for epee

noun epee

  • knife — an instrument for cutting, consisting essentially of a thin, sharp-edged, metal blade fitted with a handle.
  • sword — a weapon having various forms but consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved blade, sharp-edged on one or both sides, with one end pointed and the other fixed in a hilt or handle.
  • brand — If someone is branded as something bad, people think they are that thing.
  • cutlass — A cutlass is a short sword that used to be used by sailors.
  • edge — a line or border at which a surface terminates: Grass grew along the edges of the road. The paper had deckle edges.

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