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fear-naught

fear-naught
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feer nawt]
    • /fɪər nɔt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feer nawt]
    • /fɪər nɔt/

Definitions of fear-naught word

  • noun fear-naught a stout woolen cloth for overcoats. 1
  • noun fear-naught an outer garment of this cloth. 1

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Origin of fear-naught

First appearance:

before 1765
One of the 46% newest English words
First recorded in 1765-75; fear + nought

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Parts of speech for Fear-naught

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fear-naught popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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