1

q

play
noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈkyü\

Definition of q

plural

q's

or

qs

play \ˈkyüz\
  1. 1 a :  the 17th letter of the English alphabet b :  a graphic representation of this letter c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic q

  2. 2 :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter q

  3. 3 :  one designated q especially as the 17th in order or class

  4. 4 :  something shaped like the letter Q

Examples of q in a sentence

  1. The word quart begins with a q.

  2. The word quart begins with q.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of q

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms


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q

abbreviation

Definition of q

  1. 1 quart

  2. 2 quartile

  3. 3 quarto

  4. 4 queen

  5. 5 query

  6. 6 question

  7. 7 quetzal

  8. 8 quire



Q Defined for English Language Learners

1

q

play
noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈkyü\

Definition of q for English Language Learners

  • : the 17th letter of the English alphabet


Q Defined for Kids

noun , often cap \ˈkyü\

Definition of q for Students

plural

q's

or

qs

\ˈkyüz\
  1. :  the 17th letter of the English alphabet


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