Main meanings of W in English

: w1W2W3


Pronunciation /ˈdʌbljuː/

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nounplural noun Ws, plural noun W's

(also w)
  • 1The twenty-third letter of the alphabet.

    1. 1.1Denoting the next after V in a set of items, categories, etc.
  • 2A shape like that of a letter W.

    • ‘the W-shaped northern constellation of Cassiopeia’
  • 3North American informal A win or success.

    • ‘if the Broncos are to take home a W, it will be up to their defence’

Main meanings of W in English

: w1W2W3


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  • 1(in tables of sports results) games won.

  • 2Watt(s).

  • 3West or Western.

    ‘104° W’
    • ‘W Europe’
  • 4Cricket
    (on scorecards) wicket(s).

  • 5Women's (clothes size).

  • 6Width.

    • ‘23 in. H x 20.5 in. W x 16 in. D’

  • The chemical element tungsten.


    From modern Latin wolframium.

Main meanings of w in English

: w1W2W3


Pronunciation /ˈdʌb(ə)ljuː/

Translate w into Spanish


  • 1Weight.

  • 2Cricket
    (on scorecards) wide(s)

    • ‘extras (lb 10, w 1, nb 18) 29’
  • 3With.