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websterian

Web·ste·ri·an
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [web-steer-ee-uh n]
    • /wɛbˈstɪər i ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [web-steer-ee-uh n]
    • /wɛbˈstɪər i ən/

Definitions of websterian word

  • adjective websterian pertaining to or characteristic of Daniel Webster, his political theories, or his oratory. 1
  • adjective websterian pertaining to or characteristic of Noah Webster or his dictionary. 1

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Origin of websterian

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60; Webster + -ian

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Parts of speech for Websterian

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

websterian popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% 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.

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