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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sahy-uh-meez, -mees]
    • /ˌsaɪ əˈmiz, -ˈmis/
    • /saɪəˈmiːz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sahy-uh-meez, -mees]
    • /ˌsaɪ əˈmiz, -ˈmis/

Definitions of siamese word

  • adjective siamese of or relating to Siam, its people, or their language. 1
  • adjective siamese Thai (def 3). 1
  • adjective siamese twin; closely connected; similar. 1
  • adjective siamese Informal. dual; combined; twofold or two-way: a Siamese sprinkler. 1
  • noun plural siamese a native of Siam. 1
  • noun plural siamese Thai (def 2). 1

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Origin of siamese

First appearance:

before 1685
One of the 48% oldest English words
First recorded in 1685-95; Siam + -ese

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Parts of speech for Siamese


siamese popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% 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".

siamese usage trend in Literature

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