how to pronounce spleen

/spliːn/

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spleen is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… sister's spleen the activities of Harvey …”

meanings of spleen

noun:

  1. A fit of immoderate laughter or merriment.
  2. A bad mood; spitefulness.
  3. Melancholy; hypochondriacal affections.
  4. In vertebrates, including humans, a ductless vascular gland, located in the left upper abdomen near the stomach, which destroys old red blood cells, removes debris from the bloodstream, acts as a reservoir of blood, and produces lymphocytes.
  5. A sudden motion or action; a fit; a freak; a whim.

verb:

  1. To dislike.

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