how to pronounce tentacle


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The above transcription of tentacle 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.

tentacle is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… not a tentacle are the feelings in those …”

meanings of tentacle


  1. One of the glandular hairs on the leaves of certain insectivorous plants.
  2. An elongated, boneless, flexible organ or limb of some animals, such as the octopus and squid.
  3. An insidious reach or influence.

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