how to pronounce peal


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peal is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… a public peal this early they're likely …”

meanings of peal


  1. To pour out.
  2. To utter or sound loudly.
  3. To sound with a peal or peals.
  4. To appeal.
  5. To resound; to echo.
  6. To assail with noise.


  1. A set of bells tuned to each other according to the diatonic scale.
  2. A loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, laughter, of a multitude, etc.
  3. The changes rung on a set of bells.
  4. A small salmon; a grilse; a sewin.


  1. A surname​.

peal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word peal occurs in english on average 0.6 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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