how to pronounce accost

/əˈkɒst/

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accost is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of accost

verb:

  1. To adjoin; to lie alongside.
  2. To approach; to come up to.
  3. To solicit sexually.
  4. To sail along the coast or side of.
  5. To assault.
  6. To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request.
  7. To join side to side; to border.
  8. To speak to first; to address; to greet.

noun:

  1. An attack.
  2. Address; greeting.

words with pronunciation similar to accost

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