afeared

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Homophones: afeard, affeard, affeared

Verb[edit]

afeared

  1. simple past tense and past participle of afear

Adjective[edit]

afeared

  1. (dialectal) Afraid.
    • 1886, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "A Study in Scarlet"
      I ain't afeared of anything on this side o' the grave; but I thought that maybe it was him that died o' the typhoid inspecting the drains what killed him.