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wames

wame
W w

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weym]
    • /weɪm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weym]
    • /weɪm/

Definitions of wames word

  • noun wames Scot. and North England. belly. 1
  • noun wames plural of wame. 0

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Origin of wames

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English (north and Scots) wayme, variant of womb

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Wames

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

wames popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

wames usage trend in Literature

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