See also: väx

EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

EtymologyEdit

From the phonetic spelling of the clipping of vaccine, vaccination or vaccinate.

NounEdit

vax (countable and uncountable, plural vaxxes)

  1. (slang) Clipping of vaccine.
  2. (slang) Clipping of vaccination.

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vax (third-person singular simple present vaxxes, present participle vaxxing, simple past and past participle vaxxed)

  1. (slang) To vaccinate.
    • 2021 January 19, Ellie Rushing, Anna Orso, “South Jersey mom and anti-vax activist directed part of the mob in breaching the Capitol”, in The Philadelphia Inquirer[1]:
      In late April, Hazelton organized a protest in Trenton demanding to “open New Jersey now,” saying into a bullhorn: “We have the right not to be tested, not to be tracked, not to be vaxxed.”

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vax, from Proto-Germanic *wahsą.

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vax n (genitive singular vax, no plural)

  1. wax

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vax

  1. Alternative form of wax (wax)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vax, from Proto-Germanic *wahsą.

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vax n

  1. wax

ZhuangEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Chinese (MC ŋˠuaX).

NounEdit

vax (Sawndip forms 𤬪 or 𫭡 or , old orthography vaч)

  1. tile

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

vax (Sawndip forms or 𭯽, old orthography vaч)

  1. to grab; to snatch
    Synonyms: gvax (dialectal), gyaek (dialectal), vamz (dialectal)
  2. to dredge; to scoop; to haul (out of water)