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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kyoo]
    • /kyu/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kyoo]
    • /kyu/

Definitions of q word

  • noun plural q the 17th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant. 1
  • noun plural q any spoken sound represented by the letter Q or q, as in quick, acquit, or Iraq. 1
  • noun plural q something having the shape of a Q . 1
  • noun plural q a written or printed representation of the letter Q or q. 1
  • noun plural q a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter Q or q. 1
  • noun q Sir Arthur Thomas ("Q") 1863–1944, English novelist and critic. 1

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Parts of speech for Q


q popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% 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".

q usage trend in Literature

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Antonyms for q

noun q

  • irq — interrupt request

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