how to pronounce fowl


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the above transcription of fowl 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.

fowl is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… tough-as-nails guinea fowl which makes …”

meanings of fowl


  1. A bird of the order Galliformes, including chickens, turkeys, pheasant, partridges and quail.
  2. Birds which are hunted or kept for food, including Galliformes and also waterfowl of the order Anseriformes such as ducks, geese and swans.
  3. A bird.


  1. To hunt fowl.


  1. Foul.

fowl frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fowl occurs in english on average 1.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics fowl can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that fowl can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to fowl


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