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waterworn

wa·ter·worn
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter-wawrn, -wohrn, wot-er-]
    • /ˈwɔ tərˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn, ˈwɒt ər-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter-wawrn, -wohrn, wot-er-]
    • /ˈwɔ tərˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn, ˈwɒt ər-/

Definitions of waterworn word

  • adjective waterworn worn by the action of water; smoothed by the force or movement of water. 1
  • noun waterworn Worn or smoothed by the action of water. 1
  • adjective waterworn worn smooth by the action or passage of water 0
  • adjective waterworn worn, smoothed, or polished by the action of running water 0

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Origin of waterworn

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15; water + worn

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Parts of speech for Waterworn

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

waterworn 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 51% 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.

waterworn usage trend in Literature

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