Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


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.

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Usage examples "primitive":

  1. I could have gone anywhere with you- done anything- been as good a mate as any primitive woman. - "The Hidden Places", 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", Harold Bindloss.
  3. With this primitive arrangement he began fishing. - "By Canoe and Dog-Train", Egerton Ryerson Young.