Definition of primeval in English:

primeval

Line breaks: pri|meval
Pronunciation: /prʌɪˈmiːv(ə)l
 
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(also primaeval)

adjective

Derivatives

primevally

adverb
More example sentences
  • I'm not a fisherperson by nature, but there's something primevally attractive about fishing in the summer.
  • We got out and pushed till we came to a house, another bungalow, that was at once shockingly new and primevally squalid.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin primaevus (from primus 'first' + aevum 'age') + -al.

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