how to pronounce bludgeon


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the above transcription of bludgeon 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.

bludgeon is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of bludgeon


  1. To strike or hit with something hard, usually on the head; to club.
  2. To coerce someone, as if with a bludgeon.


  1. A short, heavy club, often of wood, which is thicker or loaded at one end.

bludgeon frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bludgeon occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with bludgeon


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