Word History


affronted (past participle of affront entry 1) + -ly entry 2; intended as translation of French effrontément

First Known Use

circa 1614, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of affrontedly was circa 1614

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“Affrontedly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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