Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: shutters
IPA transcription: [ʃ'ʌtɚz]
Pronunciations of shutters
Usage examples
  • "Can I have the shutters open; and won't you turn my bed a little, please?
  • A glimmering candlelight shone from a front window, the shutters being yet unclosed.
  • At last she found a window and managed to open the shutters and let the moonlight in.
  • The house was painted a dazzling white; the outside shutters, or jalousies, were green.
  • Till the evening, nearing, One the shutters drew -- Quick! a sharper rustling! And this linnet flew!
  • The rafters bend under the weight of this brick-kiln. The windows, inserted casually, without any attempt at symmetry, have enormous shutters, painted yellow.
  • Deceived, betrayed, fainting for supper, done out of the delicious tripe and onions, he leaned against the shutters, and gave vent to a prolonged and piteous howl.
  • Upon such festival occasions the shopkeeper does not put up his shutters and leave his place of business, but the open shop-fronts add much to the gay appearance of the street.
  • "That night, I tell him, when the paper is read through, and the lamp is burnt out, and the day is gleaming in above those shutters and between those iron bars, that I have now a secret to communicate.
  • 'Good-morning, lovely Golden Bird,' replied the Cook, as if nothing had happened, and at the moment that the Canary was beginning, 'I pray Heaven that it may send,' a scullion who was hidden outside rushed out and shut the shutters.
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