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Meaning of "pleonast" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PLEONAST

pleonast  [ˈpliːəˌnæst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PLEONAST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pleonast 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 PLEONAST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of pleonast in the English dictionary

The definition of pleonast in the dictionary is one who uses more words than necessary.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PLEONAST


bast
bæst
bioplast
ˈbaɪəʊˌplæst
bombast
ˈbɒmbæst
chloroplast
ˈklɔːrəʊˌplæst
cineaste
ˈsɪnɪˌæst
enthusiast
ɪnˈθjuːzɪˌæst
fantast
ˈfæntæst
fibroblast
ˈfaɪbrəʊˌblæst
gassed
ɡæst
gymnast
ˈdʒɪmnæst
hast
hæst
iconoclast
aɪˈkɒnəˌklæst
massed
mæst
osteoblast
ˈɒstɪəʊˌblæst
osteoclast
ˈɒstɪəʊˌklæst
pederast
ˈpɛdəˌræst
pleonaste
ˈpliːəˌnæst
protoplast
ˈprəʊtəˌplæst
scholiast
ˈskəʊlɪˌæst
trophoblast
ˈtrɒfəˌblæst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PLEONAST

plenum system
pleochroic
pleochroism
pleomorphic
pleomorphism
pleomorphous
pleomorphy
pleon
pleonal
pleonasm
pleonaste
pleonastic
pleonastical
pleonastically
pleonectic
pleonexia
pleopod
plerion
plerocercoid
pleroma

WORDS THAT END LIKE PLEONAST

at least
at the least
breakfast
cast
coast
deep in the past
dynast
east
fast
feast
forecast
in the least
last
least
Middle East
past
the Far East
the last
the past
to say the least

Synonyms and antonyms of pleonast in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pleonast» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PLEONAST

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

Translator English - Chinese

pleonast
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pleonast
570 millions of speakers

English

pleonast
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pleonast
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pleonast
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

pleonast
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pleonast
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pleonast
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pleonast
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pleonast
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pleonast
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

pleonast
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pleonast
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pleonast
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pleonast
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pleonast
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पुतळे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pleonast
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pleonast
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pleonastem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

pleonast
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pleonast
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pleonast
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pleonast
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pleonast
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pleonast
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pleonast

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PLEONAST»

The term «pleonast» is used very little and occupies the 171.465 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PLEONAST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pleonast

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLEONAST»

Discover the use of pleonast in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pleonast and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and the Arts ...
Isthe pleonast A question, by no means uninteresting, that naturally a volcanic production? product, or not. From its hardness it might be presumed, that it is altogether foreign to the lavas, and formed in the humid way, anterior to its deposition ...
William Nicholson, 1810
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Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts
With respect to its crystallization it can be compared only Resembles the with the spinelle, with which Mr. Hairy classes the ceylanite sPme“e' or pleonast. As analysis informs us too, that it resembles it in its constituent parts, we must consider ...
William Nicholson, 1808
3
A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts
With respect to its crystallization it can be compared only Resembles the with the spinelle, with which Mr. Haiiy'classes the ceylanite sp*"6"^ or pleonast. As analysis informs us too, that it resembles it in its constituent parts, we must consider ...
‎1808
4
Pantologia: a new cabinet cyclopaedia, comprehending a ...
Apparently the pleonast is a very accidental mixture in the breccia : a few of the crystals, detached from the rocks in which they were contained, have been united to the various surrounding substances by some cement. Crystallized pleonast ...
‎1819
5
Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. ...
Apparently the pleonast is a very accidental mixture in the breccia : a few of the crystals, detached from the rocks in which they were contained, have been united to the various sur- roundi ng substances by some cement. Crystal- lized pleonast  ...
John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory, 1819
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Pantologia: A New Cyclopaedia, Comprehending a Complete ...
Apparently the pleonast is a very accidental mixture in the breccia : a few of the crystals, detached from the rocks in which they were contained, have been united to the various surrounding substances by some cement. Crystallized pleonast ...
John Mason Good, Olinthus Gregory, Newton Bosworth, 1813
7
Talkers
A Pleonast, once speaking of a man who was found drowned in a canal in the neighbourhood where he lived, said, — " He is supposed to have perpetrated, committed, and done, voluntary, willing, and of himself, destruction, suicide, and ...
Robert Shelton Bate, 1878
8
A System of Mineralogy
148. Id. Suck. 1r th. s. 14-8.-—Pleonast, Bert. s. 5284. Id. Mobs, b. i. s. 100. Id. Lucas, p. 52. 263.--Spinelle pleonast, Brong. t. i. p. 4138. Id. Stefl'ms, b. i. s. 27.—- Spinelle noir-purpurin, bleu, vert, Haiiy, Tabl. p. 31.—Zeilanit, Hqfli b. i. s. 580.
Robert Jameson, 1820
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Report of the Annual Meeting
Their composition is as follows : Locality. Alumina. Protoxide of Chromium. Peroxide of Manganese. Peroxide of Iron. Magnesia. Protoxide of Iron. Oxide of Zinc. Silica. Spinell from Aker .. Ceylon . Pleonast from Ural Mont- -I zoni J . Vesuvius ...
British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1833
10
Report of the ... Meeting
Franklinite 68- 94 69- 01 65- 27 66- 89 67- 46 59-66 55-14 57-09 13-85 11-85 0- 73 0-73 60-04 18-17 The spinell from Aker and the pleonast from Iserwiese con~ tained also a trace of protoxide of manganese. The formulae are as follow ...
British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1835

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PLEONAST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pleonast is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Is Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt a Racist Troll, Literary …
Yesterday morning, Stephin Merritt, literary celebrittante and lead pleonast of The Magnetic Fields, published a snide little report on Roxane ... «Flavorwire, Mar 15»
2
Style Invitational Week 953: Clue Us In, the backward crossword …
Know-it-all is to contempt as pleonast is to opprobrium. (Scott Poyer). Date Lab is to Washington Post Magazine as bacon is to BLT. «Washington Post, Jan 12»
3
Kayrock & Wolfy, Kayrock Screenprinting
We also found out about their political views and side project, anti-pleonast band, Roxy Pain. (Pictured: Wolfy, left and Kayrock, right). How did ... «Gothamist, Jul 05»

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