double-u

noun

dou·​ble-u
as at
How to pronounce double-u (audio)
: the letter w

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of double-u was in 1818

Dictionary Entries Near double-u

Cite this Entry

“Double-u.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-u. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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