how to pronounce squirrel

/ˈskwɝəl/

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The above transcription of squirrel 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.

squirrel is pronounced in two syllables

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skwɝəl

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

“… the red squirrel antis I'm going to be …”

meanings of squirrel

noun:

  1. Any of the rodents of the family Sciuridae distinguished by their large bushy tail.
  2. A person, usually a freezoner, who applies L. Ron Hubbard's technology in a heterodox manner.
  3. One of the small rollers of a carding machine which work with the large cylinder.

verb:

  1. To store in a secretive manner, to hide something for future use.

words that rhyme with squirrel

epiduralliberaldeferralfemoral

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