Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: battleship
IPA transcription: [b'ætəlʃ,ɪp]
Pronunciations of battleship
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: battleship, battlewagon
    Meaning: large and heavily armoured warship
Usage examples
  • We spend more money building one battleship than in the annual maintenance of all our state universities.
  • The marshal was too deeply engrossed in steering his protected battleship to be aware of the approach of the morning train until he was within a few feet of the platform.
  • She returned to England quietly as she had left, although a British Government placed a battleship at her service--and she lived in England engaged in useful and philanthropic work for a great many years.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording USS Missouri (BB-63), License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording 1943: The Battle of Midway, License CC BY-SA 4.0