how to pronounce steeple


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the above transcription of steeple 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.

steeple is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… called it church steeple he could have …”

meanings of steeple


  1. A spire.
  2. A high headdress of the 14th century.
  3. A tall tower, often on a church, normally topped with a spire.


  1. To form something into the shape of a steeple.

steeple frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word steeple occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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