how to pronounce gibbet

/ˈdʒɪb.ɪt/

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gibbet is pronounced in two syllables

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dʒɪbɪt

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meanings of gibbet

noun:

  1. A human-shaped structure made of iron bands designed to publicly display the corpse of an executed criminal.
  2. An upright post with a crosspiece used for execution and subsequent public display.
  3. The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended; the jib.

verb:

  1. To expose (someone) to ridicule or scorn.
  2. To execute (someone), or display (a body), on a gibbet.

words with pronunciation similar to gibbet

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words that rhyme with gibbet

flibbertigibbetinhibitprohibitexhibit

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