how to pronounce ramrod


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the above transcription of ramrod 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.

ramrod is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… riders are ramrod straight colorfully …”

meanings of ramrod


  1. Device used with muzzleloaders to push the projectile up against the propellant.
  2. Ranch or trail foreman, usually the first or second person in charge. The person responsible for getting the work done.
  3. An erect penis.


  1. To force.

ramrod frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ramrod occurs in english on average 0.3 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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