Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: koala
IPA transcription: [koʊ'ɑlə]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: koala, koala_bear, kangaroo_bear, native_bear, Phascolarctos_cinereus
    Meaning: sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with grey furry ears and coat; feeds on eucalyptus leaves and bark
Usage examples
  • Dot looked round to say good-bye to the Koala, but the little animal had heard the Kangaroo speak of Blacks, and that word suggested to its empty little head that it must keep its skin whole, so, without waiting to be polite to Dot, it had sneaked up its gum tree and was well out of sight.