how to pronounce thumb

/ˈθʌm/

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thumb is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… a good rule of thumb is if you are not a …”

meaning of thumb

Thumb is the name of a body part.

words with pronunciation similar to thumb

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