how to pronounce usher


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the above transcription of usher 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.

usher is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so uh chris usher um am i gonna have to …”

meanings of usher


  1. Any schoolteacher.
  2. A person, in a church, cinema etc., who escorts people to their seats.
  3. An assistant to a head teacher or schoolteacher; an assistant teacher.
  4. A male escort at a wedding.
  5. A doorkeeper in a courtroom.


  1. To lead or guide somewhere.
  2. To guide people to their seats.
  3. To accompany or escort (someone).
  4. To precede; to act as a forerunner or herald.


  1. An occupational surname for an usher.

usher frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word usher occurs in english on average 2.4 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.

topics usher can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that usher can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

4) transport and travel;

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