Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: shingle
IPA transcription: [ʃ'ɪŋɡəl]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: shingle
    Meaning: cover with shingles; "shingle a roof"
Usage examples
  • It was a sterile tract, without herbage, and covered with shingle and sand.
  • I'm getting so I can hit that shingle once in a while, and use a curve, too.
  • The shingle was composed of slate, quartz, and granite, named in the order of abundance.
  • Shortly before dark, Phil, chancing to take a cross cut from Middle Street to High Street, observed Roy Hooker pelting away with a baseball at the white shingle on the barn.
  • "To think, Father," Ralph had written, "in three weeks more or less, I shall be at home with my sheepskin and a fine new shingle with 'Dr. Ralph Dexter' painted on it, all ready to hang up on the front of the house beside yours.
  • So they talked on in subdued voices as people do who are in some holy place, sitting close together, looking out at the starlit sea, darkness and coolness gathering round them, and the grass smelling sweetly after the hot day, and the little waves, such a long way down, lapping lazily along the shingle, till Wemyss said it must be long past bedtime, and she, poor girl, must badly need rest.