Origin of ter
Origin of ter-
Origin of ter.1
Related Words for terfierce, intensive, intense, profound, concentrated, confused, labored, complicated, rough, grave, abstruse, complex, formidable, grievous, hard, harsh, intolerable, knotty, laborious, onerous
Examples from the Web for ter
Historical Examples of ter
Ye'r wouldn't hear me the las' time but yer got ter hear me now.The Underdog
F. Hopkinson Smith
Will ye be willin' ter tyke the service at the cimitery, sir?
Turn to the left when ye get ter the bottom, Father—mind ye turn ter the left.
Ter'ble ould-fashioned, these chains—must be moving with the times, you know.
A spoonful of cold pinjane, Nancy—it's ter'ble good to soften the neck.
Word Origin for ter-
word-forming element meaning "thrice, three times," from Latin ter "thrice," from *tris-, from root of three. Cf. Latin tertius "third."