how to pronounce strangler


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the above transcription of strangler 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.

strangler is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… whether it be a strangler fig in Peru a …”

meanings of strangler


  1. An epiphyte whose aerial roots eventually strangle the tree on which it grows.
  2. Someone who strangles, especially who murders by strangling.

strangler frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word strangler occurs in english on average 0.2 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.

words that rhyme with strangler


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