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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawks]
    • /fɔks/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawks]
    • /fɔks/

Definitions of fawkes word

  • noun fawkes Guy, 1570–1606, English conspirator and leader in the Gunpowder plot of 1605: Guy Fawkes Day is observed on November 5 by the building of effigies and bonfires. 1
  • noun fawkes Guy. 1570–1606, English conspirator, executed for his part in the Gunpowder Plot to blow up King James I and VI and the Houses of Parliament (1605). Effigies of him (guys) are burnt in Britain on Guy Fawkes Day (Nov 5) 0
  • noun fawkes Guy1570-1606; Eng. conspirator: executed for participating in the Gunpowder Plot 0

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fawkes popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 79% 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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