how to pronounce killing


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The above transcription of killing 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.

killing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… uh in the police killing of uh george …”

meanings of killing


  1. That makes one ‘die' with laughter; very funny.
  2. Devastatingly attractive.
  3. That literally deprives of life; lethal, deadly, fatal.


  1. A large amount of money.
  2. An instance of someone being killed.


  1. Present participle of kill.

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