warp

[ wawrp ]
/ wɔrp /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

noun

Origin of warp

before 900; (v.) Middle English werpen, Old English weorpan to throw; cognate with German werfen, Old Norse verpa, Gothic wairpan; (noun) Middle English warpe, Old English wearp; cognate with German Warf, Old Norse varp

Related forms

warp·age, nounun·warp·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for warp

warp

/ (wɔːp) /

verb

noun

Derived Forms

warpage, nounwarped, adjectivewarper, noun

Word Origin for warp

Old English wearp a throw; related to Old High German warf, Old Norse varp throw of a dragging net, Old English weorpan to throw
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Idioms and Phrases with warp

warp


In addition to the idiom beginning with warp

  • warp and woof

also see:

  • time warp
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