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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawrt]
    • /wɔrt/
    • /wɔːt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawrt]
    • /wɔrt/

Definitions of wart word

  • noun wart a small, often hard, abnormal elevation on the skin, usually caused by a papomavirus. 1
  • noun wart any small protuberance, as on the surface of certain plants, the skin of certain animals, etc. 1
  • noun wart any unattractive detrimental feature or aspect: The biography presents the full story of the prime minister's political career, warts and all. 1
  • noun wart venereal wart. 1
  • noun wart A small, hard, benign growth on the skin, caused by a virus. 1
  • noun wart growth on the body 1

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Origin of wart

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English; Old English wearte; cognate with German Warze, Old Norse varta; akin to Latin verrūca wart

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Parts of speech for Wart


wart popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% 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".

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Synonyms for wart

noun wart

  • lump — a piece or mass of solid matter without regular shape or of no particular shape: a lump of coal.
  • growth — the act or process, or a manner of growing; development; gradual increase.
  • verruca — Medicine/Medical. a wart.
  • blemish — A blemish is a small mark on something that spoils its appearance.
  • mole — a spicy sauce flavored with chocolate, usually served with turkey or chicken.

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