Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: riley
IPA transcription: [ɹ'aɪli]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Riley, James_Whitcomb_Riley
    Meaning: United States poet (1849-1916)
Usage examples
  • Eugene Field's poems had come in the last box, with Riley's "Songs of Childhood" and Kipling's jungle tales. Twelve beautiful books, all of Mrs. Sherman's giving, and they were like twelve great windows to Betty, opening into a new strange world, far away from the experiences of her every-day life.