how to pronounce attorney

/əˈtɜː.ni/

audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

The above transcription of attorney 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.

attorney is pronounced in three syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of attorney

1.

3.

example pitch curve for pronunciation of attorney

ətɜːni

test your pronunciation of attorney

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of attorney

video examples of attorney pronunciation

An example use of attorney in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… argue let alone the Attorney General on …”

meanings of attorney

noun:

  1. One such who practised in the courts of the common law (cf solicitor, proctor).
  2. An agent or representative authorized to act on someone else's behalf.
  3. A lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession.
  4. A solicitor.
  5. A title given to lawyers and notaries public, or those holders by profession who also do other jobs. Usually capitalized or abbreviated as Atty.

verb:

  1. To work as a legal attorney.
  2. To provide with a legal attorney.

words with pronunciation similar to attorney

tawnyjourneysturdyattestbotanypeonytellytauntassentebony

words that rhyme with attorney

journey

Did this page help you?