how to pronounce hose


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the above transcription of hose 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.

hose is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… there's no hose pipe available …”

meanings of hose


  1. To break a computer so everything needs to be reinstalled; to wipe all files.
  2. To deliver using a hose.
  3. To provide with hose (garment).
  4. To trick or deceive.
  5. To attack and kill somebody, usually using a firearm.
  6. To water or spray with a hose.
  7. To cause an unfair disadvantage to a player or team through poor officiating; especially, to cause a player or team to lose the game with an incorrect call.


  1. A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights.
  2. A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid.
  3. Close-fitting trousers or breeches, reaching to the knee.


  1. A surname​.
  2. A village in Clawson, Hose and Harby parish, Melton borough, Leicestershire, England (OS grid ref SK7329).

hose frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hose occurs in english on average 3.2 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 hose 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 hose can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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