how to pronounce crease


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of crease 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.

crease is pronounced in one syllable

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of crease

example pitch curve for pronunciation of crease


test your pronunciation of crease

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of crease

video examples of crease pronunciation

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

“… properly crease my dress pants for I can …”

meanings of crease


  1. A line or mark made by folding or doubling any pliable substance; hence, a similar mark, however produced.
  2. Archaic form of kris.
  3. One of the white lines drawn on the pitch to show different areas of play; especially the popping crease, but also the bowling crease and the return crease.
  4. The circle around the goal, where no offensive players can go.
  5. The goal crease; an area in front of each goal.
  6. A crack.


  1. To make a crease in; to wrinkle.
  2. To undergo creasing; to form wrinkles.
  3. Archaic form of kris.
  4. To lightly bloody; to graze.

crease frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word crease occurs in english on average 3 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 with pronunciation similar to crease


Did this page help you?