noose  

  • Pronunciation of noose: N UW1 S (nus)

  • Number of syllables of noose: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of noose

  • Definition of noose

    • (n): a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled  
    • (n): a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a noose  
    • (v): secure with a noose  
    • (v): make a noose in or of  
  • Examples of noose

    • And now I wait for the hangman's noose.  
    • The loop of the noose was tightened around the muzzle of the horse.  
    • An ever shrinking vicious noose, a suffocating quilt.  
    • Ireland then strangled Collier with a noose.  
    • It puts an interesting spin on the noose hanging.  
    • His hands hold the axe, the noose, the sugar cane stem and the mango.  
    • Process is a leash, not a noose.  
    • A rope with a noose for hanging malefactors.  
    • His hands hold the single tusk, the elephant goad, the noose and the mango.  
    • The CIC might have tightened the noose.  

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