how to pronounce bellwether

/ˈbɛlˌwɛðɚ/

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bellwether is pronounced in three syllables

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bɛlwɛðɚ

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

“… as the bellwether of society because you …”

meanings of bellwether

noun:

  1. A stock or bond that is widely believed to be an indicator of the overall market's condition.
  2. The leading sheep of a flock, having a bell hung round its neck.
  3. Anything that indicates future trends.

words with pronunciation similar to bellwether

bellyachebeltway

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