how to pronounce ghoul


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the above transcription of ghoul 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.

ghoul is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the ghoul there has been much debate as …”

meanings of ghoul


  1. A demon said to feed on corpses.
  2. A person with an undue interest in death and corpses, or more generally in things that are revolting and repulsive.
  3. A graverobber.

ghoul frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ghoul occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

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