how to pronounce beckon


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The above transcription of beckon 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.

beckon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… have to beckon him like him and we'll …”

meanings of beckon


  1. To seem attractive and inviting.
  2. To wave or nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer.


  1. A sign made without words; a beck.
  2. A children's game similar to hide and seek in which children who have been "caught" may escape if they see another hider beckon to them.

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