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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [rab-it]
    • /ˈræb ɪt/
    • /ˈræ.bɪ.tɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [rab-it]
    • /ˈræb ɪt/

Definitions of rabbity word

  • noun plural rabbity any of several soft-furred, large-eared, rodentlike burrowing mammals of the family Leporidae, allied with the hares and pikas in the order Lagomorpha, having a divided upper lip and long hind legs, usually smaller than the hares and mainly distinguished from them by bearing blind and furless young in nests rather than fully developed young in the open. 1
  • noun plural rabbity any of various small hares. 1
  • noun plural rabbity the fur of a rabbit or hare, often processed to imitate another fur. 1
  • noun plural rabbity Welsh rabbit. 1
  • noun plural rabbity a runner in a distance race whose goal is chiefly to set a fast pace, either to exhaust a particular rival so that a teammate can win or to help another entrant break a record; pacesetter. 1
  • noun plural rabbity British Informal. a person who is poor at sports, especially golf, tennis, or cricket. 1

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Origin of rabbity

First appearance:

before 1375
One of the 22% oldest English words
1375-1425; late Middle English rabet(te) young rabbit, bunny, probably < Old North French; compare Walloon robett, dialectal Dutch robbe

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Parts of speech for Rabbity


rabbity popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for rabbity

adjective rabbity

  • bashful — Someone who is bashful is shy and easily embarrassed.
  • evasive — Tending to avoid commitment or self-revelation, esp. by responding only indirectly.
  • self-effacing — the act or fact of keeping oneself in the background, as in humility.
  • skittish — apt to start or shy: a skittish horse.
  • timid — lacking in self-assurance, courage, or bravery; easily alarmed; timorous; shy.

Antonyms for rabbity

adjective rabbity

  • aggressive — An aggressive person or animal has a quality of anger and determination that makes them ready to attack other people.
  • forward — toward or at a place, point, or time in advance; onward; ahead: to move forward; from this day forward; to look forward.
  • immodest — not modest in conduct, utterance, etc.; indecent; shameless.
  • impudent — of, relating to, or characterized by impertinence or effrontery: The student was kept late for impudent behavior.
  • bold — Bold lines or designs are drawn in a clear, strong way.

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