well–nigh

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adverb \ˈwel-ˈnī\

Definition of well–nigh

  1. :  almost, nearly <well–nigh impossible>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of well–nigh

before 12th century


WELL–NIGH Defined for English Language Learners

well–nigh

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adverb \ˈwel-ˈnī\

Definition of well–nigh for English Language Learners

  • : almost or nearly


WELL–NIGH Defined for Kids

well–nigh

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adverb \ˈwel-ˈnī\

Definition of well–nigh for Students

  1. :  almost


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