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Meaning of "I-spy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF I-SPY

I-spy play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF I-SPY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
I-Spy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES I-SPY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of I-spy in the English dictionary

The definition of I-spy in the dictionary is a game in which one player specifies the initial letter of the name of an object that he can see, which the other players then try to guess.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE I-SPY

I have it
I Kings
I know what
I say!
I would be obliged
I wouldn´t doubt someone
I-beam
I-go
I-pin
i-Player
i-type semiconductor
I.
I.Chem.E.
i.e.
i.q.
i.t.a.
i.v.
I´d
I´d´ve
I´ll

WORDS THAT END LIKE I-SPY

counterspy
crispy
espy
gaspy
paspy
raspy
spy
superspy
waspy
will-o-the-wispy
wispy

Synonyms and antonyms of I-spy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «I-spy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF I-SPY

Find out the translation of I-spy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of I-spy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «I-spy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

I - 间谍
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

I- espía
570 millions of speakers

English

I-spy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मैं जासूस
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

I- جاسوس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Я - шпион
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

I- espião
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আই-গুপ্তচর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

I- espion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

I-spy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

I- Spy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

I -SPY
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

I- 스파이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

I-spy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

I- gián điệp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நான் ஒற்றன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मी हेरगिरी करतो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ben casusluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

I- spy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

I -Spy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Я - шпигун
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

I - spion
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

I - κατάσκοπος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

I- spioen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

I- spion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

I- spion
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of I-spy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «I-SPY»

The term «I-spy» is quite widely used and occupies the 44.036 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «I-SPY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «I-spy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «I-spy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about I-spy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «I-SPY»

Discover the use of I-spy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to I-spy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
I Spy Spectacular: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhyming text invites young readers to find objects hidden in each photograph, with extra rhyming riddles to be matched with the photographs.
Jean Marzollo, 2011
2
I Spy Christmas: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhymes invite the reader to find hidden objects in photographs of Christmas items.
Jean Marzollo, 2005
3
I Spy: Representations of Childhood
I Spy takes up the challenge by means of a unique combination of new color and black and white photographs and newly commissioned writing.
Jane Fletcher, Kate Newton, Catherine Fehily, 2000
4
I spy: a history and episode guide to the groundbreaking ...
Only two years later, Cosby accepted the Emmy for leading actor-and I Spy cemented its role in history. This is a complete history of I Spy and the profound change it evoked in broadcasting, social ideals and racial equality.
Marc Cushman, Linda J. LaRosa, Robert Culp, 2007
5
I Spy Gold Mystery!: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.
Jean Marzollo, 2005
6
I Spy Spooky Night: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.
Jean Marzollo, 2005
7
I Spy Shapes in Art
Each of the fourteen magnificent paintings in this book contains a different shape for you to find.
Lucy Micklethwait, 2004
8
I Spy an Apple
Simple text challenges the reader to find objects hidden in the photographs.
Jean Marzollo, 2011
9
I Spy a Pumpkin
Rhyming text invites the reader to find hidden objects in the pictures.
Jean Marzollo, 2005
10
I Spy Fun House: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the phohotographs.
‎2005

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «I-SPY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term I-spy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fond du Lac business news and notes
IGNITE! Business Success starts I-Spy treasure hunt for entrepreneurs. IGNITE! Business Success, the new entrepreneurial resource network, ... «Fond du Lac Reporter, Jul 15»
2
IGNITE! Business Success announces I-Spy treasure hunt for …
Do you have a business idea? Did you like to play I-Spy as a child? IGNITE! Business Success, the new entrepreneurial resource network, has ... «Fond du Lac Reporter, Jul 15»
3
When the flower spotter was king with his I-Spy and Observer's books
David Hill remembers his quest to collect wildflowers in his 1950s school days and asks, what do wild flowers mean to school children today? «Western Morning News, Jul 15»
4
Growth Fund backs i-Spy Digital with £185k
Newcastle-based technology business i-Spy Digital has secured a £185,000 investment from the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund ... «Insider Media, Jul 15»
5
The hi-tech I-spy-you-spy game of Telugu police
HYDERABAD: Police forces of the duelling Telugu-speaking states of Telangana and Andhra are now on a shopping spree to procure the ... «Economic Times, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. I-Spy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/i-spy>. Mar 2019 ».
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