how to pronounce meteor

/ˈmiːtiːɚ/

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meteor is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… not gonna stop the meteor and everyone …”

meanings of meteor

noun:

  1. A fast-moving streak of light in the night sky caused by the entry of extraterrestrial matter into the earth's atmosphere: A shooting star or falling star.
  2. A prop similar to poi balls, in that it is twirled at the end of a cord or cable.
  3. A striking weapon resembling a track and field hammer consisting of a weight swung at the end of a cable or chain.
  4. Any atmospheric phenomenon. (Thus the derivation of meteorology.) These were sometimes classified as aerial or airy meteors (winds), aqueous or watery meteors (hydrometeors: clouds, rain, snow, hail, dew, frost), luminous meteors (rainbows and aurora), and igneous or fiery meteors (lightning and shooting stars).
  5. Any short-lived source of wonderment.

verb:

  1. To move at great speed.

words with pronunciation similar to meteor

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