Fewer vs Ewer - What's the difference?

fewer | ewer |


As a determiner fewer

is the comparative of few ; a smaller number.

As a noun ewer is

a kind of widemouthed pitcher or jug with a shape like a vase and a handle.

fewer

English

Determiner

(en-det) (superlative fewest)
  • The comparative of few ; a smaller number.
  • Fewer women wear hats these days.
    There are fewer tigers than there were a hundred years ago.

    Usage notes

    See also

    * less

    ewer

    English

    (wikipedia ewer)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A kind of widemouthed pitcher or jug with a shape like a vase and a handle.
  • Hypernyms

    * pitcher

    Anagrams

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