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Meaning of "phrasy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PHRASY

phrasy  [ˈfreɪzɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHRASY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Phrasy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PHRASY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of phrasy in the English dictionary

The definition of phrasy in the dictionary is characterised by or inclined to the use of many phrases; which may be confusing or irritating to the reader or listener.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHRASY


Buthelezi
ˌbʊtəˈleɪzɪ
calabrese
ˌkæləˈbreɪzɪ
Campese
kæmˈpeɪzɪ
crazy
ˈkreɪzɪ
daisy
ˈdeɪzɪ
gazy
ˈɡeɪzɪ
glazy
ˈɡleɪzɪ
half-crazy
ˌhɑːfˈkreɪzɪ
hazy
ˈheɪzɪ
jalfrezi
ˌdʒælˈfreɪzɪ
jasey
ˈdʒeɪzɪ
jasy
ˈdʒeɪzɪ
jazy
ˈdʒeɪzɪ
lackadaisy
ˈlækəˌdeɪzɪ
lazy
ˈleɪzɪ
mazey
ˈmeɪzɪ
Sangiovese
ˌsændʒəʊˈveɪzɪ
Scorsese
skɔːˈseɪzɪ
sex-crazy
ˌsɛksˈkreɪzɪ
upsy-daisy
ˈʌpsɪˈdeɪzɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHRASY

phrase-structure grammar
phrase-structure rule
phraseless
phrasemaker
phrasemaking
phraseman
phrasemonger
phraseogram
phraseograph
phraseographic
phraseography
phraseologic
phraseological
phraseologically
phraseologies
phraseologist
phraseology
phraser
phrasing
phratral

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHRASY

apostasy
creasy
easy
easy-peasy
ecstasy
euphrasy
fantasy
free and easy
greasy
idiosyncrasy
isostasy
Malagasy
non-greasy
phantasy
queasy
speakeasy
stand easy
take it easy
theocrasy
uneasy

Synonyms and antonyms of phrasy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «phrasy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHRASY

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

Translator English - Chinese

phrasy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

phrasy
570 millions of speakers

English

phrasy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

phrasy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

phrasy
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

phrasy
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

phrasy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

phrasy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

phrasy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Frasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

phrasy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

phrasy
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

phrasy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngguyu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phrasy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

phrasy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Phrasy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

phrasy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

phrasy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

phrasy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

phrasy
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

phrasy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

phrasy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

phrasy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

phrasy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

phrasy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of phrasy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHRASY»

The term «phrasy» is used very little and occupies the 159.712 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of phrasy
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHRASY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «phrasy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «phrasy» 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 phrasy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHRASY»

Discover the use of phrasy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to phrasy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Phrasy Crazy Game: Guessing Fun Phrases!
Awesome game that creates hope by bringing people closer together through helping validate clear thinking and emotions! Everybody wants to enjoy genuine fun & happiness. Experiencing Phrasy Crazy paperback book game can help this occur.
Merlin Ross, Wayne Rice, 2013
2
Wills and Administrations of Elizabeth City County, ...
eldest daughter Ann Poole; son Falvi; son Elyas land adjoining William Phrasis and Charles Averit; son William a tract which Phrasy is going to seat after the death of the said William Phrasy and Mary his wife, my daughter; daughter Hannah; ...
Blanche Adams Chapman, 1980
3
Images Course
... oy-word substitution • antoyms • word meanings • phrases and their meanings • meanings of expressions • related words • words used as noun or verb • finding the correct meaning • antoyms • adjectivy • adjective phrasyphrasy • adjectives  ...
Vasudev Vasanthi, 2008
4
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
A photographer: coll.; rare: later C.20. A. Stuart, The Bikers, 1971. photographic. ( Of a face) easily or strikingly photograph-able: coll.: from ca. 1910. phrasy; incorrectly, phrasey. Abounding in or notable for phrases: coll.: 1849. OED. phunt .
Eric Partridge, 2006
5
The Collected Poems Of David Sanders: 3 Volumes In 1
A poet can always be decorous or effete (this often leads to immediate lyrical defeat), So better tohave somefun andget a little phrasy: “Toot Sweet, Baby. Toot Sweet.” 4-4-09 73\If I'll Never Be Okay Alone Again If I'll neverbe okay alone again ...
David Sanders, 2011
6
The Universal Etymological English Dictionary:: In Two ...
EUPHO'RIA [aim-Et, Gr.] the Wellbearing of the Operation of a Medicine, or Course of a Distemper: The Aptitude of some Things to parzicular Operations. EU 'PHRASY [euFb'q/Ia, La] the Herb Iyebright. , EUPHRA'TES [Efibgcs-rxg, Gr.] making ...
Nathan Bailey, 1773
7
A practical grammar of English pronunciation: on plain and ...
13, (20), dys'crasy, Idiosyn'crasy, eu'phrasy, fan'tasy, apos'tasy, prop'hesy ( substantive), lep'rosy, hypot'risy, pleu'risy, jeal'ousy. (7) S, in the terminations sive , sary,sory, sity, is always sharp and hissing. SuaSive, persua'sive, assua'sive, ...
Benjamin Humphrey Smart, 1810
8
The royal standard English dictionary ... To which is ...
... away Evolve', va. to unfold, discntzngle Ivolu'tion, s. an unfolding. the extraction of the roots of any power, the motion of a body of troopl lu'phony, I. an agreeable sound, a graceful flow of' words luphor'bium, 1. a medicihal plant I-Zn'phrasy, ...
William PERRY (of Edinburgh.), 1795
9
Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
~phrasia; ~phrasis: Med c/f from Grphmir (see prec), denoting 'a (disordered) way of speech', as m brodyphrasia (cf brady-); Gr -phrasls, as in paraphrasir, and periphrasis, adopted, via L, from Gr. ~phrasy: ML or LL -phra.1ia, from Gr, from ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
10
Maunder's treasury of knowledge, and library of reference, ...
... a. sweetly sounding; musical Eu phonize, v.a. to cause to wuna agreeably Eu' phonon, s. a musical instrument of great sweetness and power; an organized piano Eu'phony, .v. a sweet and agreeable sound Eu'phrasy, s. the herb eyebright ...
Samuel Maunder, 1830

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHRASY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term phrasy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Vancouver Latin American Film Festival opens today
That's when Juan of the Death -- whose catchy phrasy is "we will kill your beloved ones" --comes to the rescue, fighting the undead while ... «The Vancouver Observer, Aug 12»

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