how to pronounce ramrod

/ˈɹæmˌɹɑːd/

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The above transcription of ramrod 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.

ramrod is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹæmɹɑːd

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

“… with his tight lips and ramrod straight …”

meanings of ramrod

noun:

  1. Device used with muzzleloaders to push the projectile up against the propellant.
  2. Ranch or trail foreman, usually the first or second person in charge. The person responsible for getting the work done.
  3. An erect penis.

verb:

  1. To force.

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