Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ranger
IPA transcription: [ɹ'eɪndʒɚ]
Pronunciations of ranger
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: commando, ranger
    Meaning: a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
  • Synonyms: fire_warden, forest_fire_fighter, ranger
    Meaning: an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
  • Synonyms: Texas_Ranger, Ranger
    Meaning: a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
Usage examples
  • "Chop it!" commanded a Ranger.
  • The wagon-shed was an excellent place for ambush; and the ranger got inside it safely.
  • He rides like those latter-day centaurs--the Australian ranger and the American cowboy.
  • Tonia dropped the lariat, twisted herself around, and curved a lemon- tinted arm over the ranger's shoulder.
  • There was a quick turn of the figure, but no movement to obey, so the ranger pumped in the bullets--one--two--three--and then twice more; for you never could be too sure of bringing down the Cisco Kid.
  • He had escaped capture because he could shoot five-sixths of a second sooner than any sheriff or ranger in the service, and because he rode a speckled roan horse that knew every cow-path in the mesquite and pear thickets from San Antonio to Matamoras.
  • The captain turned the colour of brick dust under his tan, and forwarded the letter, after adding a few comments, per ranger Private Bill Adamson, to ranger Lieutenant Sandridge, camped at a water hole on the Nueces with a squad of five men in preservation of law and order.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording George Lansbury, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Doolittle Raid, License CC BY-SA 4.0