Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: pear
IPA transcription: [p'ɛɹ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: pear
    Meaning: sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
Usage examples
  • Hardly had you ridden away when he came out of the pear.
  • He stopped and waited in the silent depths of the pear until half an hour had passed.
  • No sound or movement disturbed the serenity of the dense pear thicket ten yards away.
  • The sun was low, and the broad shade of the great pear thicket already covered the grass- thatched hut.
  • "The French are as ready to go from Florence as the wasps to leave a ripe pear when they have just fastened on it."
  • Sam rode down the sloping hill and plunged into the great pear flat that lies between the Quintanilla and the Piedra.
  • The Kid crept noiselessly to the very edge of the pear thicket and reconnoitred between the leaves of a clump of cactus.
  • Sandridge glanced quickly at the dark mass of pear when he heard a slight squeaking sound that was not altogether unfamiliar.
  • For the rich southwest wind fed them, till pear grew ripe on pear, fig on fig, and grape on grape, all the winter and the spring.
  • He turned now to his right up a little hill, pebble-covered, upon which grew only the tenacious and thorny prickly pear and chaparral.