Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A person with whom one is acquainted. See acquaintance, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare An acquaintance.

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  • noun rare An acquaintance.

Etymologies

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Compare French acointant, present participle

Examples

  • I'm not really sure how acquaintant you are with political revolution history.

    The Sticky Pudding: Malaysia Politics

  • I'm not really sure how acquaintant you are with political revolution history.

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  • In 1683, the year in which he died, Walton prefixed a preface to a work edited by him: “Thealma and Clearchus, a Pastoral History, in smooth and easy verse; written long since by John Chalkhill Esq., an acquaintant and friend of Edmund Spenser.

    Quotations

  • In 1683, the year in which he died, Walton prefixed a preface to a work edited by him: “Thealma and Clearchus, a Pastoral History, in smooth and easy verse; written long since by John Chalkhill Esq., an acquaintant and friend of Edmund Spenser.

    Quotations

  • In 1683, the year in which he died, Walton prefixed a preface to a work edited by him: “Thealma and Clearchus, a Pastoral History, in smooth and easy verse; written long since by John Chalkhill Esq., an acquaintant and friend of Edmund Spenser.

    Quotations

  • John Chalkhill, the author of _Thealma and Clearchus_, was, with his work, introduced to the public in 1683 by Izaak Walton, who styles him "an acquaintant and friend of Edmund Spenser."

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

  • Chalkhill is described, on the title-page, as 'an acquaintant and friend of Edmund Spencer,' which is impossible.

    Introduction to the Compleat Angler

  • But that an "acquaintant and friend of Edmund Spenser," capable of writing such a poem as _Thealma and Clearchus_, should have kept his talents so concealed, that in an age of commendatory verses no slightest contemporary record of him exists -- is, to say the least, extraordinary.

    Waltoniana Inedited Remains in Verse and Prose of Izaak Walton

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