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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahy-broid]
    • /ˈfaɪ brɔɪd/
    • /ˈfaɪ.brɒjd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahy-broid]
    • /ˈfaɪ brɔɪd/

Definitions of fibroid word

  • adjective fibroid resembling fiber or fibrous tissue. 1
  • adjective fibroid composed of fibers, as a tumor. 1
  • abbreviation FIBROID fibroma. 1
  • noun fibroid leiomyoma. 1
  • noun fibroid Of or characterized by fibers or fibrous tissue. 1
  • noun fibroid tumour, growth 1

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Origin of fibroid

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55; fibr- + -oid

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Parts of speech for Fibroid


fibroid popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% 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 fibroid

adj fibroid

  • hairy — covered with hair; having much hair.
  • coarse — Coarse things have a rough texture because they consist of thick threads or large pieces.
  • muscular — of or relating to muscle or the muscles: muscular strain.
  • sinewy — having strong sinews: a sinewy back.
  • wiry — made of wire.

Antonyms for fibroid

adj fibroid

  • fibrous — containing, consisting of, or resembling fibers.

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