how to pronounce alewife


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The above transcription of alewife 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.

alewife is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of alewife


  1. Any of several species similar in appearance.
  2. A woman who keeps an alehouse.
  3. A migrating North American fish, Alosa pseudoharengus.

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