how to pronounce tugboat


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The above transcription of tugboat 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.

tugboat is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… gruver worked as a tugboat captain in …”

meanings of tugboat


  1. A small, powerful boat used to push or pull barges or to help maneuver larger vessels.

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