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fine-drawn

fine-drawn
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahyn drawn]
    • /faɪn drɔn/
    • /faɪn drɔːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyn drawn]
    • /faɪn drɔn/

Definitions of fine-drawn word

  • adjective fine-drawn drawn out to extreme fineness or thinness. 1
  • verb with object fine-drawn Sewing. to sew together so finely that the joining is not noticeable. 1
  • verb with object fine-drawn to draw out to extreme fineness, tenuity, or subtlety. 1
  • adjective fine-drawn (of arguments, distinctions, etc) precise or subtle 0
  • adjective fine-drawn (of wire) drawn out until very fine; attenuated 0
  • adjective fine-drawn (of features) delicate or refined 0

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Origin of fine-drawn

First appearance:

before 1830
One of the 36% newest English words
First recorded in 1830-40

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Parts of speech for Fine-drawn

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fine-drawn popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% 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.

Synonyms for fine-drawn

adj fine-drawn

  • small — of limited size; of comparatively restricted dimensions; not big; little: a small box.
  • slender — having a circumference that is small in proportion to the height or length: a slender post.
  • thin — having relatively little extent from one surface or side to the opposite; not thick: thin ice.
  • little — small in size; not big; not large; tiny: a little desk in the corner of the room.
  • loose — free or released from fastening or attachment: a loose end.

Antonyms for fine-drawn

adj fine-drawn

  • giant — (in folklore) a being with human form but superhuman size, strength, etc.
  • huge — extraordinarily large in bulk, quantity, or extent: a huge ship; a huge portion of ice cream.
  • large — of more than average size, quantity, degree, etc.; exceeding that which is common to a kind or class; big; great: a large house; a large number; in large measure; to a large extent.
  • consequential — Consequential means the same as consequent.
  • cloudy — If it is cloudy, there are a lot of clouds in the sky.

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