how to pronounce sharpen

/ˈʃɑːɹpən/

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sharpen is pronounced in two syllables

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ʃɑːɹpən

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

“… bathroom I need to sharpen my pencil I …”

meaning of sharpen

To sharpen means to make something sharper by rubbing it against a surface.

words with pronunciation similar to sharpen

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words that rhyme with sharpen

tarpon

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