the above transcription of broom 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.
broom is pronounced in one syllable
press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of broom
press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of broom
video examples of broom pronunciation
An example use of broom in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… bad memories of the thing we do not want to put a broom in the back of …”
meanings of broom
Any of several yellow-flowered shrubs of the family Fabaceae, in the tribe Genisteae, including genera Cytisus, Genista, and Spartium, with long, thin branches and small or few leaves.
A domestic utensil with fibers bound together at the end of a long handle, used for sweeping.
An implement with which players sweep the ice to make a stone travel further and curl less; a sweeper.
A gun, because it is more or less long, held similarly to a besom and “cleans" what is in front.
Alternative form of bream (to clean a ship's bottom).
To improve the embedding of a membrane by using a broom or squeegee to smooth it out and ensure contact with the adhesive under the membrane.
To get rid of someone, like firing an employee or breaking up with a girlfriend, to sweep another out of one's life.
To sweep with a broom.
A village in Bedfordshire, England.
A village in Bidford-on-Avon parish, Stratford-on-Avon district, Warwickshire, England (OS grid ref SP0853).
broom frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word broom occurs in english on average 3.4 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.
topics broom can be related to
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that broom can be often used in the following areas: