wakerife

adjective
wake·​rife | \ ˈwāk-ˌrīf How to pronounce wakerife (audio) \

Definition of wakerife

Scotland

First Known Use of wakerife

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wakerife

Middle English (Scots) walkryfe, from walk awake (from waken, walken to wake) + ryfe rife

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“Wakerife.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wakerife. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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