how to pronounce beckon

/ˈbɛkən/

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beckon is pronounced in two syllables

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bɛkən

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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

verb:

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

noun:

  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.

words with pronunciation similar to beckon

baconreckonbeaconwakentexansickensecondtakensectionbaden

words that rhyme with beckon

reckon

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