from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Southern & Midland U.S. Afraid.
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- adj. afraid
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Afraid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with fear; frightened; afraid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. a pronunciation of afraid
Middle English afered, from Old English āfǣred, past participle of āfǣran, to frighten : ā-, intensive pref. + fǣran, to frighten (from fǣr, danger; see fear).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From afear + -ed. (Wiktionary)