how to pronounce zombie


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The above transcription of zombie 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.

zombie is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hour eventually my zombie killing skills …”

meanings of zombie


  1. Marijuana, or similar drugs.
  2. A hypothetical being that is indistinguishable from a normal human being except in that it lacks conscious experience, qualia, or sentience.
  3. A computer affected by malware which causes it to do whatever the attacker wants it to do without the user's knowledge.
  4. A process or task which has terminated but has not been removed from the list of processes, typically because it has an unresponsive parent process.
  5. A deceased person who becomes reanimate to attack the living.
  6. An apathetic person.
  7. A cocktail of rum and fruit juices.
  8. A conscripted member of the Canadian military during World War II who was assigned to home defence rather than to combat in Europe.
  9. A snake god or fetish in religions of West Africa and elsewhere.
  10. A human being in a state of extreme mental exhaustion.
  11. A person, usually undead, animated by unnatural forces (such as magic), with no soul or will of his/her own.
  12. An information worker who has signed a nondisclosure agreement.

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