how to pronounce byword

/ˈbaɪˌwɝd/

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byword is pronounced in two syllables

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baɪwɝd

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meanings of byword

noun:

  1. An object of notoriety or contempt, scorn or derision.
  2. A nickname or epithet.
  3. Someone or something that stands as an example (i.e. metonymically) for something else, by having some of that something's characteristic traits.
  4. A proverb or proverbial expression, common saying; a frequently used word or phrase.
  5. A characteristic word or expression; a word or phrase associated with a person or group.

words with pronunciation similar to byword

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