how to pronounce rapier


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The above transcription of rapier 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.

rapier is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… hoisting its rapier donning its cavalier …”

meanings of rapier


  1. Extremely sharp.
  2. Cutting; employing keen wit.


  1. A slender, straight, sharply pointed sword (double-edged, single-edged or edgeless).


  1. A surname​.

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