how to pronounce lunge

/ˈlʌndʒ/

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lunge is pronounced in one syllable

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lʌndʒ

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

“… using your legs to lunge to move to …”

meanings of lunge

noun:

  1. A long rope or flat web line, more commonly referred to as a lunge line, approximately 20-30 feet long, attached to the bridle, lungeing cavesson, or halter of a horse and used to control the animal while lungeing.
  2. An exercise performed by stepping forward one leg while kneeling with the other leg, then returning to a standing position.
  3. A sudden forward movement, especially with a sword.
  4. A fish, the namaycush.

verb:

  1. To longe or work a horse in a circle around a handler (present participle: lunging or lungeing).
  2. To (cause to make) a sudden forward movement (present participle: lunging).

words with pronunciation similar to lunge

plungeblunderlandlargelogelenderplungerthunderwonderlaunder

words that rhyme with lunge

expungespongeplungegrunge

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