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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel plot]
    • /wɛl plɒt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel plot]
    • /wɛl plɒt/

Definitions of well-plotted word

  • noun well-plotted a secret plan or scheme to accomplish some purpose, especially a hostile, unlawful, or evil purpose: a plot to overthrow the government. 1
  • noun well-plotted Also called storyline. the plan, scheme, or main story of a literary or dramatic work, as a play, novel, or short story. 1
  • noun well-plotted a small piece or area of ground: a garden plot; burial plot. 1
  • noun well-plotted a measured piece or parcel of land: a house on a two-acre plot. 1
  • noun well-plotted a plan, map, diagram, or other graphic representation, as of land, a building, etc. 1
  • noun well-plotted a list, timetable, or scheme dealing with any of the various arrangements for the production of a play, motion picture, etc.: According to the property plot, there should be a lamp stage left. 1

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Origin of well-plotted

First appearance:

before 1100
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1100; (noun) of multiple orig.: in sense “piece of ground,” Middle English: small area, patch, stain, piece of ground, Old English: piece of ground (origin obscure); in senses “ground plan, outline, map, scheme,” variant (since the 16th century) of plat1, itself partly a variant of Middle English, Old English plot; sense “secret plan” (from 16th century) by association with complot, in pejorative sense; (v.) derivative of the noun

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well-plotted popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% 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".

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