Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: liver
IPA transcription: [l'ɪvɚ]
Pronunciations of liver
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: liver-colored, liver
    Meaning: having a reddish-brown color
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: liver
    Meaning: large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
  • Synonyms: liver
    Meaning: liver of an animal used as meat
Usage examples
  • Shall us take some liver pills?'
  • Some people like the liver stuffed and baked.
  • Chop a sheep's tongue, liver and heart and 1 pound of bacon.
  • She turns hash into a confection and liver and bacon into a delicacy.
  • Some people prefer part of the liver and feet for dressing--they are prepared like the brains.
  • For the way on the right hand betokeneth the highway of our Lord Jesu Christ, and the way of a good true good liver.
  • Liver is very good fried, but the best way to cook it, is to broil it ten minutes, with four or five slices of salt pork.
  • And, in fact, since that time he began to suffer from fever, from liver pains, and mostly from a worrying inability to think of anything else.
  • No doubt this theory was based on the fact that the human liver contains about a sixth of the blood in the body, the largest proportion required by any single organ.
  • "Ashes of wolf's skull, stag's horn, the heads of mice, the eyes of crabs, owl's brains, liver of frogs, viper's fat, grasshoppers, bats, etc., these supplied the alkalis which were prescribed.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Gaucher's disease, License CC BY-SA 4.0