how to pronounce hireling


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of hireling 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.

hireling is pronounced in two syllables

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of hireling


test your pronunciation of hireling

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

meanings of hireling


  1. A prostitute.
  2. An employee who is hired, often to perform unpleasant tasks with little independence.
  3. A horse for hire.
  4. Someone who does a job purely for money, rather than out of interest in the work itself.

hireling frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hireling occurs in english on average 0.1 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 hireling 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 hireling can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

Did this page help you?