Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: roberts
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ɑbɚts]
Pronunciations of roberts
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Roberts, Bartholomew_Roberts
    Meaning: a Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)
  • Synonyms: Roberts, Kenneth_Roberts
    Meaning: United States writer remembered for his historical novels about colonial America (1885-1957)
  • Synonyms: Roberts, Oral_Roberts
    Meaning: United States evangelist (born 1918)
  • Synonyms: Roberts, Richard_J._Roberts, Richard_John_Roberts
    Meaning: United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
Usage examples
  • Mr. Roberts looked at his gem expert.
  • "Can you get any more of these?" went on Mr. Roberts.
  • "They are worth every cent of it," declared Mr. Roberts.
  • "Then might we speak for a supply?" went on Mr. Roberts, eagerly.
  • We had the private car of Mr. Roberts, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
  • "They are a joy to look at, Mr. Roberts," he went on, turning to the proprietor.
  • When I came back to the depot, Mr. Roberts was there, and insisted on carrying my satchel for me.
  • "Do you care to state where these diamonds came from?" asked Mr. Roberts, looking critically at Tom.
  • Roberts did as he was bid--he also had been to Helstonleigh before with his master--and delivered the card and message to Gaunt.
  • One of the disadvantages of her friendship with Ruth Roberts lay in the fact that they could seldom be together in the afternoons.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Hamlet, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Old Man of the Mountain, License CC BY-SA 4.0