What does the word primitive mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Primitively.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Primitiveness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to the beginning; first; earliest.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Old- fashioned.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A primary or radical word.

Usage examples for primitive

  1. I could have gone anywhere with you- done anything- been as good a mate as any primitive woman. – The Hidden Places by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  2. Wyllard glanced round the bare room in which he sat, and into the other, which was also furnished in a remarkably primitive manner. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  3. With this primitive arrangement he began fishing. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
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