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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [muh k-beth, mak-]
    • /məkˈbɛθ, mæk-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [muh k-beth, mak-]
    • /məkˈbɛθ, mæk-/

Definitions of macbeth word

  • noun macbeth died 1057, king of Scotland 1040–57. 1
  • noun macbeth (italics) a tragedy (1606?) by Shakespeare. 1
  • noun macbeth died 1057, king of Scotland (1040–57): succeeded Duncan, whom he killed in battle; defeated and killed by Duncan's son Malcolm III 0
  • noun macbeth a tragedy (1606?) by Shakespeare 0
  • noun macbeth its title character, who, goaded by his ruthlessly ambitious wife, murders the king to gain the crown for himself 0

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macbeth popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% 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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