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well-met

well-met
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel met]
    • /wɛl mɛt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel met]
    • /wɛl mɛt/

Definition of well-met word

  • adjective well-met (used as a salutation or part of a salutation). 1

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Origin of well-met

First appearance:

before 1580
One of the 35% oldest English words
First recorded in 1580-90

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Well-met

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

well-met popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% 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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