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

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

Oxford dictionary definition of the word stirrup:

noun
1each of a pair of devices attached to each side of a horse’s saddle, in the form of a loop with a flat base to support the rider’s foot.
2 (stirrups or lithotomy stirrups) a pair of metal supports in which a woman’s ankles may be placed during gynaecological examinations and childbirth, to hold her legs in a position which will facilitate medical examination or intervention.
3 (also stirrup bone)another term for stapes.
Origin:
Old English stigrāp, from the Germanic base of obsolete sty ‘climb’ + rope