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yaffing

yaff
Y y

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yaf]
    • /yæf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yaf]
    • /yæf/

Definition of yaffing word

  • verb without object yaffing to bark; yelp. 1

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Origin of yaffing

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
1600-10; perhaps blend of dial. waff bark and yap or yawp

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Yaffing

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

yaffing popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% 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.

yaffing usage trend in Literature

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