how to pronounce thresher


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thresher is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of thresher


  1. A now-obsolete hand tool for threshing, also called a flail.
  2. A modern farm machine for threshing grain, now a part of combine harvesters rather than a separate implement.
  3. Any of several large pelagic sharks of the genus Alopias, which have a very long tail; more commonly called thresher sharks.
  4. Anything or anyone that threshes.


  1. A surname​.

thresher frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word thresher 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 thresher


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