how to pronounce lemming


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The above transcription of lemming 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.

lemming is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… following like a lemming what everybody …”

meanings of lemming


  1. A small Arctic and Subarctic rodent from any of six genera of similar rodents.
  2. Any member of a group given to conformity or groupthink, especially a group poised to follow a leader off a cliff.

words that rhyme with lemming


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