how to pronounce peter

/ˈpiː.tə/

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The above transcription of peter 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.

peter is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… i think your sir peter you have heard of …”

meanings of peter

name:

  1. A male given name from Ancient Greek.
  2. The leading Apostle in the New Testament.
  3. A patronymic surname​.
  4. The epistles of Peter in the New Testament of the Bible, 1 Peter and 2 Peter attributed to St. Peter.

noun:

  1. A safe.
  2. The penis.

verb:

  1. Synonym of blue peter.
  2. To dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing.

words with pronunciation similar to peter

petterzetapizzapeeperpettypotherdivanetterpottyrhea

words that rhyme with peter

cheetahzetadecilitreexcreta

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