afeared

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English aferd

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

afeared

  1. simple past tense and past participle of afear

AdjectiveEdit

afeared

  1. (dialectal) Afraid.
    • 1886, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "A Study in Scarlet"
      I ain't afeared of anything on this side o' the grave; but I thought that maybe it was him that died o' the typhoid inspecting the drains what killed him.