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well-knit

well-knit
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wel nit]
    • /wɛl nɪt/
    • /wel nɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel nit]
    • /wɛl nɪt/

Definitions of well-knit word

  • adjective well-knit closely joined together or related; firmly constructed: a well-knit society; a well-knit plot; a muscular, well-knit body. 1
  • adjective well-knit strong, firm, or sturdy 0
  • adjective well-knit well-constructed; firm and strong 0
  • adjective well-knit having a sturdy body build; not lanky 0

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Origin of well-knit

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Well-knit

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

well-knit 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 67% 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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