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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawl-pohl, wol-]
    • /ˈwɔlˌpoʊl, ˈwɒl-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawl-pohl, wol-]
    • /ˈwɔlˌpoʊl, ˈwɒl-/

Definitions of walpole word

  • noun walpole Horace, 4th Earl of Orford [awr-ferd] /ˈɔr fərd/ (Show IPA), (Horatio Walpole) 1717–97, English novelist and essayist (son of Sir Robert Walpole). 1
  • noun walpole Sir Hugh Seymour, 1884–1941, English novelist, born in New Zealand. 1
  • noun walpole Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford [awr-ferd] /ˈɔr fərd/ (Show IPA), 1676–1745, British statesman: prime minister 1715–17; 1721–42. 1
  • noun walpole a city in E Massachusetts. 1
  • noun walpole Horace, 4th Earl of Orford. 1717–97, British writer, noted for his letters and for his delight in the Gothic, as seen in his house Strawberry Hill and his novel The Castle of Otranto (1764) 0
  • noun walpole Sir Hugh (Seymour). 1884–1941, British novelist, born in New Zealand: best known for The Herries Chronicle (1930–33), a sequence of historical novels set in the Lake District 0

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walpole 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".

walpole usage trend in Literature

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