[ ih-bon-iks ]
/ ɪˈbɒn ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
historical usage of Ebonics
Words nearby Ebonics
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How to use Ebonics in a sentence
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British Dictionary definitions for Ebonics
/ (ɪˈbɒnɪks) /
(functioning as singular) US another name for African-American Vernacular English
Word Origin for ebonics
C20: from ebony + phonics
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