how to pronounce tic


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The above transcription of tic 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.

tic is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… what inspired you to start tic toc …”

meanings of tic


  1. A sudden, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization.
  2. Ticket.
  3. Something that is done or produced habitually or characteristically.
  4. Initialism of tourist information centre.
  5. Total invested capital.
  6. Initialism of tenancy in common.
  7. Initialism of (an additional offence) taken into consideration.


  1. To exhibit a tic; to undergo a sudden, semi-voluntary muscle movement.

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