vedder

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English[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

vedder

  1. Eye dialect spelling of whether.
    • 1914, Bertrand W. Sinclair, North of Fifty-Three, Chapter XXXIV:
      [] Und I dink der drouble iss largely dot der modern, high-bressure cifilization makes for der abnormal, vedder a man iss a millionaire or vorks in der brewery, contentment iss a state off der mind—und if der mind vorks mit logic it vill content find in der simple dings."

Noun[edit]

vedder (uncountable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of weather.
    • 1903, E. W. Hornung, No Hero, Chapter XII:
      "Yes, sare," said the concierge, "the season end suddenly mit the bad vedder at the beginning of the veek. []
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:vedder.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used to mimic certain accents, such as German.