adjective British and Midland and Southern U.S.
Examples from the Web for afeard
Here's the best of everything; don't be afeard of high prices.The Tithe-Proctor|William Carleton
But wouldn't they be afeard o' this great city, an' would they iver find us here?Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
They need not be afeard; whither could poor miserable wretches escape away?With Drake on the Spanish Main|Herbert Strang
"Why I've diskivered what I war most afeard on," answered the woodsman.Ella Barnwell|Emerson Bennett
They couldn't come theirsells, and they were afeard to let me out my lone.The Northern Iron|George A. Birmingham