how to pronounce holy

hoʊl

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

“… the Holy Bible pride comes before a fall …”

meanings of holy

adjective:

  1. Set apart or dedicated for a specific purpose, or for use by a single entity or person.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of holy used when referring to an important figure, such as God, or to an important item or event.
  3. Separated or set apart from (something unto something or someone else).
  4. Morally perfect or flawless, or nearly so.
  5. Used as an intensifier in various interjections.
  6. Revered in a religion.
  7. Dedicated to a religious purpose or a god.

noun:

  1. A thing that is extremely holy; used almost exclusively in Holy of Holies.

words with pronunciation similar to holy

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