how to pronounce adrift


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The above transcription of adrift is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

adrift is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of adrift in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… called academically adrift documenting …”

meanings of adrift


  1. Absent from his watch.
  2. Behind one's opponents, or below a required threshold in terms of score, number or position.
  3. Floating at random.


  1. In a drifting condition; at the mercy of wind and waves.

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