how to pronounce smuggle

/ˈsmʌɡ.əl/

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The above transcription of smuggle 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.

smuggle is pronounced in two syllables

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smʌɡəl

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

“… tried to smuggle in so-called Henry the …”

meaning of smuggle

To smuggle something is to secretly transport it across a border or into a country without paying the required taxes or duties.

words that rhyme with smuggle

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