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weevily

wee·vil·y
W w

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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wee-vuh-lee]
    • /ˈwi və li/
    • /wˈiːvili/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wee-vuh-lee]
    • /ˈwi və li/

Definitions of weevily word

  • adjective weevily infested with weevils. 1
  • noun weevily Having weevils. 1
  • adjective weevily infested with weevils 0

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Origin of weevily

First appearance:

before 1750
One of the 47% newest English words
First recorded in 1750-60; weevil + -y1

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Parts of speech for Weevily

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

weevily 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 most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

weevily usage trend in Literature

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