Definitions for enemyˈɛn ə mi

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. enemy(noun)

    an opposing military force

    "the enemy attacked at dawn"

  2. enemy, foe, foeman, opposition(noun)

    an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)

    "a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies"

  3. enemy(noun)

    any hostile group of people

    "he viewed lawyers as the real enemy"

  4. foe, enemy(noun)

    a personal enemy

    "they had been political foes for years"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. enemy(Noun)

    Someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else.

  2. enemy(Noun)

    A hostile force or nation; a fighting member of such a force or nation.

    rally together against a common enemy.

  3. enemy(Noun)

    An alliance of such forces.

  4. enemy(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy

  5. Origin: From enemi, anemi (Modern French: ennemi), from inimicus, from in- + amicus

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Enemy(noun)

    one hostile to another; one who hates, and desires or attempts the injury of, another; a foe; an adversary; as, an enemy of or to a person; an enemy to truth, or to falsehood

  2. Enemy(adj)

    hostile; inimical

The Roycroft DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. enemy

    1. A counter-irritant of which you must get a few, or it's you for fatty degeneration of the cerebrum. 2. The friend who stings you into action. 3. Any one who tells the truth about you.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'enemy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2903

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'enemy' in Nouns Frequency: #940


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