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oary

oar·y
O o

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [awr-ee, ohr-ee]
    • /ˈɔr i, ˈoʊr i/
    • /ˈɔːri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-ee, ohr-ee]
    • /ˈɔr i, ˈoʊr i/

Definitions of oary word

  • abbreviation OARY oarlike. 1
  • adjective oary relating to an oar or having the appearance or function of an oar 0

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Origin of oary

First appearance:

before 1660
One of the 46% oldest English words
First recorded in 1660-70; oar + -y1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Oary

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

oary popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

oary usage trend in Literature

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