how to pronounce sleet


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The above transcription of sleet 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.

sleet is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… can deal with spitting sleet and then …”

meanings of sleet


  1. Part of a mortar extending from the chamber to the trunnions.
  2. A smooth coating of ice formed on ground or other objects by freezing rain.
  3. A mixture of rain and snow.
  4. Pellets of ice made of mostly frozen raindrops or refrozen melted snowflakes.


  1. To be in a state in which sleet is falling.

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