alpeen

noun
al·​peen | \ alˈpēn, əl-\
plural -s

Definition of alpeen

Irish
: cudgel

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of alpeen

1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alpeen

Irish Gaelic ailpīn

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about alpeen

Dictionary Entries near alpeen

alp

alpaca

alpargata

alpeen

alpenglow

alpenhorn

alpenstock

Statistics for alpeen

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for alpeen

The first known use of alpeen was in 1811

See more words from the same year

Comments on alpeen

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

WORD OF THE DAY

incapable of being surmounted or overcome

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Finance Words Quiz

  • a-piggy-bank
  • The etymology of mortgage is related most closely to which two words?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!