Definition of What:

part of speech: relative pronoun

That which; the thing that; the sort or kind; which of several; used as an exclamatory word by way of surprise or question, meaning, how great, how remarkable, and suchlike; used for partly or in part,- as, " what with war, what with poverty".

Usage examples:

  • " There," said he, " see what a man can do!" in "".
  • D'you know what to- day is? Marie Belloc Lowndes in "Jane Oglander".
  • What the debbil am it? Charles Weathers Bump in "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories".
  • " No." " What is he?" Alexander Irvine in "My Lady of the Chimney Corner".

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