V v


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [vee-eyt]
    • /ˈviˈeɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [vee-eyt]
    • /ˈviˈeɪt/

Definitions of v8 word

  • adjective v8 noting an internal-combustion engine having two opposed banks of four cylinders, each inclined so that the axes of the cylinders form a V -shaped angle as seen from the end of the engine. 1
  • noun v8 such an engine. 1
  • abbreviation V8 V-eight. 1
  • noun v8 a car or internal-combustion engine having eight cylinders arranged in the form of a V 0
  • noun v8 An internal combustion engine with eight cylinders forming a V shape. 0

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Origin of v8

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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Parts of speech for V8


v8 popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% 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".

v8 usage trend in Literature

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