how to pronounce hose

/ˈhoʊz/

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hose is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… not at all as a fire hose inside the …”

meanings of hose

verb:

  1. To break a computer so everything needs to be reinstalled; to wipe all files.
  2. To deliver using a hose.
  3. To provide with hose (garment).
  4. To trick or deceive.
  5. To attack and kill somebody, usually using a firearm.
  6. To water or spray with a hose.
  7. To cause an unfair disadvantage to a player or team through poor officiating; especially, to cause a player or team to lose the game with an incorrect call.

noun:

  1. A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights.
  2. A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid.
  3. Close-fitting trousers or breeches, reaching to the knee.

name:

  1. A surname​.
  2. A village in Clawson, Hose and Harby parish, Melton borough, Leicestershire, England (OS grid ref SK7329).

words with pronunciation similar to hose

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