adjective or adverb
\ ə-ˈbȯi(-ə)l How to pronounce aboil (audio) \

Definition of aboil

1 : being at the boiling point : boiling
2 : intensely excited or stirred up the meeting was aboil with controversy

First Known Use of aboil

1810, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for aboil

a- entry 1 + boil entry 1

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“Aboil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aboil. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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