Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: squalor
IPA transcription: [skw'ɑlɚ]
Pronunciations of squalor
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: sordidness, squalor, squalidness
    Meaning: sordid dirtiness
Usage examples
  • Of course, the SUPREMELY aristocratic thing is to be entirely oblivious of the mire of rabble, with its setting; but sometimes a reverse course may be aristocratic to remark, to scan, and even to gape at, the mob (for preference, through a lorgnette), even as though one were taking the crowd and its squalor for a sort of raree show which had been organised specially for a gentleman's diversion.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording George Lansbury, License CC BY-SA 4.0