[ ey ]
/ eɪ /
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Question 1 of 7
What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Definition for ae (2 of 9)
a digraph or ligature appearing in Latin and Latinized Greek words. In English words of Latin or Greek origin, ae is now usually represented by e, except generally in proper names (Caesar), in words belonging to Roman or Greek antiquities (aegis), and in modern words of scientific or technical use (aecium).
Definition for ae (3 of 9)
Definition for ae (4 of 9)
for words with initial ae-, see also e-.
Definition for ae (5 of 9)
the ash, an early English ligature representing a vowel sound like that of a in modern bad. The long ǣ continued in use until about 1250, but was finally replaced by e. The short æ was given up by 1150, being replaced usually by a but sometimes by e.
Definition for ae (6 of 9)
or AE, A.E.
pen name of George William Russell.
Definition for ae (7 of 9)
at the age of; aged.
Origin of ae.
From the Latin word aetātis
Definition for ae (8 of 9)
Mathematics. almost everywhere.
Definition for ae (9 of 9)
Associate in Education.
Associate in Engineering.
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British Dictionary definitions for ae (1 of 5)
the internet domain name for
United Arab Emirates
British Dictionary definitions for ae (2 of 5)
/ (e) /
Scot one; a single
Word Origin for ae
from Old English ān
British Dictionary definitions for ae (3 of 5)
a digraph in Latin representing either a native diphthong, as in æquus, or a Greek αι (ai) in Latinized spellings, as in æschylus : now usually written ae, or e in some words, such as demon
a ligature used in Old and early Middle English to represent the vowel sound of a in cat
a ligature used in modern phonetic transcription also representing the vowel sound a in cat
British Dictionary definitions for ae (4 of 5)
Word Origin for ae.
Latin: at the age of; aged
British Dictionary definitions for ae (5 of 5)
the pen name of (George William) Russell
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Medical definitions for ae
For words beginning with ae- that are not found here, see under e-.
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