how to pronounce frightful

/ˈfɹaɪtfəl/

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frightful is pronounced in two syllables

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fɹaɪtfəl

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

“… with a frightful assortment of partially …”

meaning of frightful

Frightful means causing fear or terror.

words that rhyme with frightful

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