unco


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un·co

 (ŭng′kō) Scots
adj.
So unusual as to be surprising; uncanny.
n. pl. un·cos
1. An unusual or amazing person.
2. A stranger.
3. uncos News.
adv.
To an excessive degree; remarkably.

[Middle English unkow, variant of uncouth, strange; see uncouth.]

unco

(ˈʌŋkəʊ)
adj, uncoer or uncoest
1. unfamiliar, strange, or odd
2. remarkable or striking
adv
3. very; extremely
4. the unco guid narrow-minded, excessively religious, or self-righteous people
n, pl uncos or uncoes
5. a novel or remarkable person or thing
6. obsolete a stranger
7. (plural) news
[C15: variant of uncouth]

unco

(ˈʌŋkəʊ)
adj
awkward; clumsy
n, pl uncos
an awkward or clumsy person
[C20: shortened form of uncoordinated]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unco - to a remarkable degree or extent; "she was unusually tall"
Translations

unco

adv (Scot: = very) → sehr
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Twa knocks at the door--and an unco trouble in opening it, after that--is joost the least ye can do for them!
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