adjective British and Midland and Southern U.S.
Origin of afeard
Examples from the Web for afeared
Historical Examples of afeared
You're afeared to go to law—Levi West—you try th' law—and see how ye like it.Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates
He didn't like to lind, an' he was afeared to say No, an' he was in a quondairy intirely.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
I used to be afeared when I thought on it, but now—I think I could die and be happy!The Rambles of a Rat
A. L. O. E.
I am afeared, Sir Thomas, you shall find it hard matter to deal with him.
“I am afeared, Sister, we have no crisping-pins,” said Clare.