form word

noun

Definition of form word

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Recent Examples on the Web Drag your finger along your iPhone’s virtual keyboard, leaving a wisp of a translucent tail in your wake, and form words without furiously finger-pecking at the keys. Lauren Goode, WIRED, "An iOS 13 Preview: The 7 Top Features Coming to Your iPhone," 25 June 2019 To stay sharp, Anderson spends at least 30 minutes a day on anagrams, rearranging letters to form words. Julia Terruso, Philly.com, "The U.S. Scrabble champ is a Lancaster guy with a killer vision," 13 May 2018 On a happier note, Chicago’s inability to form words and Dream’s brand-new ability to do so won’t hinder their relationship one bit. Mariah Smith, The Cut, "Introducing the Kardashian Cousin Compatibility Chart," 28 Mar. 2018 In West Aurora on March 14, students will be allowed to walk out to the high school football stadium at 10 a.m. and are planning to form words in hashtag form, Martinez said. Sarah Freishtat, Aurora Beacon-News, "West Aurora students get OK from school to walk out, but it's a no-go at East Aurora," 10 Mar. 2018 People walked out but no one noticed because so many more people wanted to gape at the big Cheeto man forming words. Anne Branigin, The Root, "What You Need to Know About Trump’s Speech to the World’s Richest White Men," 26 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of form word

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Form word.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/form%20word. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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