how to pronounce oddball

/ˈɑːdˌbɔːl/

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The above transcription of oddball 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.

oddball is pronounced in two syllables

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ɑːdbɔːl

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

“… you'll be called a freak an oddball a …”

meanings of oddball

noun:

  1. A deviant stimulus that appears among repetitive stimuli during an experiment, to trigger an event-related potential in the participant.
  2. An eccentric or unusual person.

adjective:

  1. Exotic, not mainstream.

words with pronunciation similar to oddball

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