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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [el]
    • /ɛl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [el]
    • /ɛl/

Definitions of l word

  • noun plural l the 12th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant. 1
  • noun plural l any spoken sound represented by the letter L or l, as in let, dull, cradle. 1
  • noun plural l something having the shape of an L . 1
  • noun plural l a written or printed representation of the letter L or l. 1
  • noun plural l a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter L or l. 1
  • noun plural l ell1 . 1

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Parts of speech for L


l popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% 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".

l usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for l

adj l

  • gallant — brave, spirited, noble-minded, or chivalrous: a gallant knight; a gallant rescue attempt.
  • gritty — consisting of, containing, or resembling grit; sandy.
  • bold — Bold lines or designs are drawn in a clear, strong way.
  • fearless — without fear; bold or brave; intrepid.
  • audacious — Someone who is audacious takes risks in order to achieve something.

noun l

  • asperity — If you say something with asperity, you say it impatiently and severely.
  • bad news — someone or something regarded as undesirable
  • bind — If something binds people together, it makes them feel as if they are all part of the same group or have something in common.
  • box — A box is a square or rectangular container with hard or stiff sides. Boxes often have lids.
  • catch-22 — If you describe a situation as a Catch-22, you mean it is an impossible situation because you cannot do one thing until you do another thing, but you cannot do the second thing until you do the first thing.

adjective l

  • brave — Someone who is brave is willing to do things which are dangerous, and does not show fear in difficult or dangerous situations.
  • herolike — Resembling or characteristic of a hero; heroic.
  • heavy — of great weight; hard to lift or carry: a heavy load.
  • elephantine — Of, resembling, or characteristic of an elephant or elephants, especially in being large, clumsy, or awkward.
  • enceinte — An enclosure or the enclosing wall of a fortified place.

Antonyms for l

adj l

  • cowardly — If you describe someone as cowardly, you disapprove of them because they are easily frightened and avoid doing dangerous and difficult things.
  • timid — lacking in self-assurance, courage, or bravery; easily alarmed; timorous; shy.
  • meek — humbly patient or docile, as under provocation from others.
  • cautious — Someone who is cautious acts very carefully in order to avoid possible danger.
  • afraid — If you are afraid of someone or afraid to do something, you are frightened because you think that something very unpleasant is going to happen to you.

abbreviation l

  • ill — of unsound physical or mental health; unwell; sick: She felt ill, so her teacher sent her to the nurse.
  • irl — 1.   (jargon, chat)   In real life. Generally synonymous with f2f. 2.   (language, robotics)   Industrial Robot Language.
  • mil — Slang. a million.

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