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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wee-ver]
    • /ˈwi vər/
    • /wiːv/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wee-ver]
    • /ˈwi vər/

Definitions of weaver word

  • noun weaver James Baird, 1833–1912, U.S. politician: congressman 1879–81, 1885–89. 1
  • noun weaver Robert Clifton, 1907–97, U.S. economist and government official: first Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1966–68. 1
  • noun weaver A person who weaves fabric. 1
  • noun weaver person who weaves 1
  • noun weaver bird 1
  • countable noun weaver A weaver is a person who weaves cloth, carpets, or baskets. 0

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Origin of weaver

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
First recorded in 1325-75, weaver is from the Middle English word wevere. See weave, -er1

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Parts of speech for Weaver


weaver 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".

weaver usage trend in Literature

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