entreaty


en·treaty

noun \-ˈtrē-tē\

: a serious request for something

plural en·treat·ies

Full Definition of ENTREATY

:  an act of entreating :  plea

Examples of ENTREATY

  1. <our entreaties to give us another few minutes to answer the test questions fell on deaf ears>

First Known Use of ENTREATY

15th century

Rhymes with ENTREATY

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: entrechat
Previous Word in the Dictionary: entreat
All Words Near: entreaty

Seen & Heard

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