how to pronounce tun /tʌn/
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tun is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of tun in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… in 1876 alfred apparently tun out of his …”
meanings of tun noun: A drunkard. A weight of 2,240 pounds. A fermenting vat. A part of the ancient Maya Long Count Calendar system which corresponds to 18 winal cycles or 360 days. The cryptobiotic state of a tardigrade, when its metabolism is temporarily suspended. An old English measure of capacity for liquids, containing 252 wine gallons; equal to two pipes. Any shell belonging to Tonna and allied genera. A large cask; an oblong vessel bulging in the middle, like a pipe or puncheon, and girt with hoops; a wine cask. An indefinite large quantity. verb: To put into tuns, or casks. words with pronunciation similar to tun words that rhyme with tun Did this page help you?