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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahrm-yahrd]
    • /ˈfɑrmˌyɑrd/
    • /ˈfɑːm.jɑːd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahrm-yahrd]
    • /ˈfɑrmˌyɑrd/

Definitions of farmyard word

  • noun farmyard a yard or enclosure surrounded by or connected with farm buildings. 1
  • noun farmyard A yard or enclosure attached to a farmhouse. 1
  • noun farmyard area where barn animals are kept 1
  • noun farmyard farm: area around a barn 1
  • noun farmyard on or of a farm 1
  • countable noun farmyard On a farm, the farmyard is an area of land near the farmhouse which is enclosed by walls or buildings. 0

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Origin of farmyard

First appearance:

before 1740
One of the 48% newest English words
First recorded in 1740-50; farm + yard2

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Parts of speech for Farmyard


farmyard popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 77% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for farmyard

noun farmyard

  • yard — the ground that immediately adjoins or surrounds a house, public building, or other structure.
  • barnyard — On a farm, the barnyard is the area in front of or next to a barn.

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