how to pronounce astray

/əsˈtɹɛɪ/

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The above transcription of astray 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.

astray is pronounced in two syllables

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əstɹɛɪ

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

“… be led astray by evil influences we …”

meanings of astray

adverb:

  1. In a wrong or unknown and wrongly-motivated direction.

words with pronunciation similar to astray

straystraitstressstraightstraysstreptreystrayerstaytray

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