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tomahawk is pronounced in three syllables
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An example use of tomahawk in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… the tomahawk man tackling the poems of …”
meanings of tomahawk
A dunk in which the person dunking the ball does so with his arm behind his head.
An ax used by Native American warriors.
The BGM-109 Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM), a long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile with stubby wings, which can be launched from a ship or submarine.
A geometric construction consisting of a semicircle and two line segments that serves as a tool for trisecting an angle; so called from its resemblance to the American Indian axe.
A field hockey shot style that involves a player turning their hockey stick upside-down and swinging it so that its inside edge will come into contact with the ball.
To strike with a tomahawk.
tomahawk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word tomahawk occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.