Dvorak

noun, often attributive
Dvor·​ak | \ də-ˈvȯr-ak How to pronounce Dvorak (audio) \

Definition of Dvorak

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a typing keyboard with frequently used letters placed centrally — compare qwerty

Dvořák

biographical name
Dvo·​řák | \ (də-)ˈvȯr-ˌzhäk How to pronounce Dvořák (audio) \

Definition of Dvořák (Entry 2 of 2)

Antonín 1841–1904 Bohemian composer

First Known Use of Dvorak

Noun

1983, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dvorak

Noun

August Dvorak †1975 American educator

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“Dvorak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dvorak. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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