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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fech]
    • /fɛtʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fech]
    • /fɛtʃ/

Definitions of fetchers word

  • verb with object fetchers to go and bring back; return with; get: to go up a hill to fetch a pail of water. 1
  • verb with object fetchers to cause to come; bring: to fetch a doctor. 1
  • verb with object fetchers to sell for or bring (a price, financial return, etc.): The horse fetched $50 more than it cost. 1
  • verb with object fetchers Informal. to charm; captivate: Her beauty fetched the coldest hearts. 1
  • verb with object fetchers to take (a breath). 1
  • verb with object fetchers to utter (a sigh, groan, etc.). 1

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Origin of fetchers

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English fecchen, Old English fecc(e)an, variant of fetian to fetch (compare Middle English feten, fetten, British dialect fet; akin to Old English -fat in sīthfat journey, German fassen to grasp)

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Parts of speech for Fetchers


fetchers popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 72% 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.

fetchers usage trend in Literature

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