how to pronounce lapwing


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The above transcription of lapwing 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.

lapwing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… no habitat for the for the lapwing so …”

meanings of lapwing


  1. Any of several medium-sized wading birds belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae within family Charadriidae.
  2. The tewit (Vanellus cristatus) (which is a type of lapwing in the first sense).
  3. A silly man.

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