how to pronounce chicane


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The above transcription of chicane 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.

chicane is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… fast coming up to the chicane let's have …”

meanings of chicane


  1. A temporary barrier, or serpentine curve, on a vehicular path, especially one designed to reduce speed.
  2. Chicanery.
  3. The holding of a hand without trumps, or the hand itself. It counts as simple honours.


  1. To deceive.
  2. To use chicanery, tricks or subterfuge.

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