Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

countrywide

play
adjective coun·try·wide \ˈkən-trē-ˈwīd\

Simple Definition of countrywide

  • : happening or existing in all parts of a country

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of countrywide

  1. :  extending throughout a country

Examples of countrywide in a sentence

  1. The murders attracted countrywide attention.



1915

First Known Use of countrywide

1915

Rhymes with countrywide

Akenside, algicide, alkoxide, almond-eyed, alongside, Argus-eyed, bleary-eyed, bona fide, Christmastide, citified, citywide, classified, coincide, corporate-wide, countrified, countryside, cut-and-dried, cyanide, deicide, demand-side, dignified, dioxide, double-wide, eagle-eyed, Eastertide, ecocide, eventide, far and wide, feticide, formamide, fratricide, freedom ride, fungicide, genocide, germicide, gimlet-eyed, glassy-eyed, goggle-eyed, googly-eyed, gospel side, great divide, harborside, herbicide, homicide, honeyguide, humified, matricide, Merseyside, misty-eyed, miticide, monoxide, mountainside, nationwide, Naugahyde, Oceanside, on the side, open-eyed, override, overstride, parricide, Passiontide, patricide, pesticide, planetwide, qualified, rarefied, raticide, regicide, riverside, Riverside, set-aside, side by side, silverside, sissified, slickenside, spermicide, starry-eyed, subdivide, suicide, supply-side, trisulfide, underside, verbicide, vermicide, viricide, waterside, Whitsuntide, wintertide


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up countrywide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a block used as a base for a statue

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

august-macke-lady-in-a-green-jacket

Which of these is a synonym of namby-pamby?

energetic insipid lithe insightful
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ