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EX

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ex mean? 

EX (noun)
  The noun EX has 3 senses:

1. a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband
2. a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
3. the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet

  Familiarity information: EX used as a noun is uncommon.


EX (adjective)
  The adjective EX has 1 sense:

1. out of fashion

  Familiarity information: EX used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EX (noun)


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Meaning:

A man who was formerly a certain woman's husband

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

ex-husband; ex

Hypernyms ("ex" is a kind of...):

adult male; man (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman))


Sense 2ex [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A woman who was formerly a particular man's wife

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

exwife; ex

Context example:

all his exes live in Texas

Hypernyms ("ex" is a kind of...):

adult female; woman (an adult female person (as opposed to a man))


Sense 3ex [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The 24th letter of the Roman alphabet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

letter x; X; ex

Hypernyms ("ex" is a kind of...):

alphabetic character; letter; letter of the alphabet (the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech)

Holonyms ("ex" is a member of...):

Latin alphabet; Roman alphabet (the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe)


EX (adjective)


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Meaning:

Out of fashion

Synonyms:

passe; outmoded; old-fashioned; ex; demode; passee; old-hat; antique

Context examples:

a suit of rather antique appearance / demode (or outmoded) attire / outmoded ideas

Similar:

unfashionable; unstylish (not in accord with or not following current fashion)


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