how to pronounce jerry


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the above transcription of jerry 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.

jerry is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… with laughter affluence of Jerry cut it …”

meanings of jerry


  1. A personification of the German people.
  2. A diminutive of the female given names Geraldine or Jerilyn.
  3. An unincorporated community in Asotin County, Washington, United States; named for early rancher Jerry McGuire.
  4. A diminutive of the male given names Jeremiah, Jeremy, Jerome, Jerrold, Gerald, Gerard,or similar male given names.


  1. A German, particularly a male German.
  2. A chamber pot.
  3. Alternative letter-case form of jerry: a chamber pot.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of Jerry: a German.


  1. Jerry-built.

jerry frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word jerry occurs in english on average 14 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics jerry can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that jerry can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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