how to pronounce maul


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maul is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… someday they could Maul a human and …”

meanings of maul


  1. To savage; to cause serious physical wounds (usually used of an animal).
  2. To handle someone or something in a rough way.
  3. To criticise harshly.
  4. To beat with the heavy hammer called a maul.


  1. A situation where the player carrying the ball, who must be on his feet, is held by one or more opponents, and one or more of the ball carrier's team mates bind onto the ball carrier.
  2. A heavy long-handled hammer, used for splitting logs by driving a wedge into them, or in combat.

maul frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word maul occurs in english on average 0.3 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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