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unco

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adjective un·co \ˈəŋ-(ˌ)kō, -kə\

Definition of unco

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish a :  strange, unknown b :  uncanny, weird

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  extraordinary

Origin and Etymology of unco

Middle English (Scots) unkow, alteration of Middle English uncouth


First Known Use: 15th century


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unco

adverb un·co

Definition of unco

  1. :  extremely, remarkably, uncommonly <you keep your room unco hot — R. L. Stevenson>

Examples of unco in a sentence

  1. <has written an unco fine novel about the war>

1721

First Known Use of unco

1721


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unco

noun un·co

Definition of unco

plural

uncos

  1. 1 plural chiefly Scottish :  news, tidings

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish :  stranger

1785

First Known Use of unco

1785


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