Main definitions of W in US English:

: W1W2

W1

(also w)

noun

  • 1The twenty-third letter of the alphabet.

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

    in combination ‘the W-shaped northern constellation of Cassiopeia’

Pronunciation

W

/ˈdəbəlˌju//ˈdəbəlˌyo͞o/

Main definitions of W in US English:

: W1W2

W2

  • 1Wales.

  • 2Baseball

    see walk (sense 6 of the noun)
  • 3Warden.

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

  • 5Watt(s).

  • 6Wednesday.

  • 7Week.

  • 8Weight.

  • 9Welsh.

  • 10West or Western.

    ‘104° W’
    ‘W Europe’
  • 11(in personal ads) White.

  • 12Cricket
    (on scorecards) wicket(s).

  • 13Width.

    ‘23 in. H x 20.5 in. W x 16 in. D’
  • 14(in personal ads) widowed.

  • 15(in genealogies) wife.

  • 16(in shortwave transmissions) with.

  • 17Women's (clothes size).

  • 18Physics
    Work.

  • The chemical element tungsten.

Pronunciation

W

/ˈdəbəlˌju//ˈdəbəlˌyo͞o/