how to pronounce parch

/ˈpɑːɹtʃ/

audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

The above transcription of parch 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.

parch is pronounced in one syllable

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of parch

example pitch curve for pronunciation of parch

pɑːɹtʃ

test your pronunciation of parch

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of parch

meanings of parch

verb:

  1. To boil something slowly (Still used in Lancashire in parched peas, a type of mushy peas).
  2. To dry to extremity; to shrivel with heat. The patient's mouth is parched from fever.
  3. To burn the surface of, to scorch.
  4. To become superficially burnt; be become sunburned.
  5. To make very thirsty. We're parched, hon. Could you send up an ale from the cooler?.
  6. To roast, as dry grain.

noun:

  1. The condition of being parched.

words with pronunciation similar to parch

partparchedpartslarcharchpartymarchstarchtorchpeach

words that rhyme with parch

cornstarchstarcharchmarchlarch

Did this page help you?