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fever twig

fe·ver twig
F f

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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-ver twig]
    • /ˈfi vər twɪg/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-ver twig]
    • /ˈfi vər twɪg/

Definition of fever twig words

  • noun fever twig the bittersweet, Celastrus scandens. 1

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Origin of fever twig

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
First recorded in 1880-85

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Parts of speech for Fever twig

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fever twig popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% 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.

fever twig usage trend in Literature

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