how to pronounce lariat


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lariat is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… Balenciaga is lariat aka City bag a key …”

meanings of lariat


  1. A tether.
  2. An attack where the wrestler runs towards an opponent, wraps his arm around their upper chest and neck and then forces them to the ground.
  3. A lasso.


  1. To lasso.

lariat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lariat occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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