how to pronounce gruff


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The above transcription of gruff 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.

gruff is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… played by a gruff james khan the movie …”

meanings of gruff


  1. Having a rough, surly, and harsh demeanor and nature.
  2. Hoarse-voiced.


  1. To speak gruffly.

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