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waygoing

way·go·ing
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wey-goh-ing]
    • /ˈweɪˌgoʊ ɪŋ/
    • /ˈweɪ.ˌɡəʊɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wey-goh-ing]
    • /ˈweɪˌgoʊ ɪŋ/

Definitions of waygoing word

  • noun waygoing the act of leaving; departure; leavetaking. 1
  • noun waygoing the act of leaving or the action of going away 0
  • adjective waygoing going away; departing 0
  • noun waygoing the act of leaving or departing 0

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Origin of waygoing

First appearance:

before 1625
One of the 42% oldest English words
First recorded in 1625-35; way1 + going

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Parts of speech for Waygoing

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

waygoing popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 62% 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.

waygoing usage trend in Literature

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