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How to Pronounce Terrible: Learn how to pronounce Terrible in English correctly

Learn how to say Terrible correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word terrible:

adjective
1extremely bad or serious:
a terrible crime
the terrible conditions in which the ordinary people lived
extremely unpleasant or disagreeable:
the weather was terrible
1very unskilful:
despite passing my driving test first time, I’m a terrible driver
I was terrible at basketball
[attributive] informal used to emphasize the extent of something unpleasant or bad:
what a terrible mess
very unwell or troubled:
I was sick all night and felt terrible for two days
2causing or likely to cause terror; sinister:
the stranger gave a terrible smile
Phrases
terrible twos
informal a period in a child’s social development (typically around the age of two years) which is associated with very defiant or unruly behaviour.
Derivatives
terribleness
noun
Origin:
late Middle English (in the sense ‘causing terror’): via French from Latin terribilis, from terrere ‘frighten’