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Definition of "r's" [r's]

  • The 18th letter and 14th consonant of the modern English alphabet (noun)
  • A speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually an alveolar semivowel, as in red (noun)
  • Plural form of r. (noun)

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Use "r's" in a sentence
  • "The initial "r's" have gotten much better, but I'm never sure if the double "r's" are going to come out correctly or not -- no matter how hard I try."
  • "Mr. Pataki is a key player in this yea r's contest."
  • "I opened my door, prepared to point to my office hours posted there-Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 to 11 during months with “r's”, third Wednesdays during the summer except August, when I'm available only by mail to a P.O. Box in Truro, Mass."