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Pronunciation of Rook: Learn how to pronounce Rook in English correctly

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

Oxford dictionary definition of the word rook:

a gregarious Eurasian crow with black plumage and a bare face, nesting in colonies in treetops.
Corvus frugilegus, family Corvidae
[with object] informal
defraud, overcharge, or swindle (someone):
police files are overflowing with complaints from people who’ve been rooked
that lawyer rooked me out of it

Old English hrōc, probably imitative and of Germanic origin; related to Dutch roek