how to pronounce tiller

/ˈtɪl.əɹ/

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tiller is pronounced in two syllables

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tɪləɹ

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

“… little pokey tiller we've got I think it …”

meanings of tiller

noun:

  1. A bar of iron or wood connected with the rudderhead and leadline, usually forward, in which the rudder is moved as desired by the tiller (FM 55-501).
  2. The rear-wheel steering control, aboard a tiller truck.
  3. A person who tills; a farmer.
  4. A machine that mechanically tills the soil.
  5. A young tree.
  6. A small drawer; a till.
  7. A shoot of a plant which springs from the root or bottom of the original stalk; a sapling; a sucker.
  8. The stock; a beam on a crossbow carved to fit the arrow, or the point of balance in a longbow.
  9. A handle; a stalk.
  10. The handle of the rudder which the helmsman holds to steer the boat, a piece of wood or metal extending forward from the rudder over or through the transom. Generally attached at the top of the rudder.

verb:

  1. To produce new shoots from the root or from around the bottom of the original stalk; stool.

name:

  1. A surname​.

words with pronunciation similar to tiller

pillartickertitterpilferpillowticklertailorteetertottertoddler

words that rhyme with tiller

thrillerpillarpainkillercaterpillar

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