how to pronounce railroad

/ˈɹɛɪlˌɹoʊd/

audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

The above transcription of railroad 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.

railroad is pronounced in two syllables

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of railroad

ɹɛɪlɹoʊd

test your pronunciation of railroad

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

video examples of railroad pronunciation

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

“… police and private railroad police and …”

meaning of railroad

Railroad is a type of railway.

Did this page help you?