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

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

Oxford dictionary definition of the word trigger:

a small device that releases a spring or catch and so sets off a mechanism, especially in order to fire a gun:
he pulled the trigger of the shotgun
an event that is the cause of a particular action, process, or situation:
the trigger for the strike was the closure of a mine
[with object]
cause (a device) to function:
burglars fled empty-handed after triggering the alarm
(also trigger something off) cause (an event or situation) to happen or exist:
an allergy can be triggered by stress or overwork

quick on the trigger

quick to respond.



early 17th century: from dialect tricker, from Dutch trekker, from trekken ‘to pull’