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

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

Oxford dictionary definition of the word wax:

[mass noun]
1a sticky yellowish mouldable substance secreted by honeybees as the material of a honeycomb; beeswax.
a white translucent material obtained by bleaching and purifying beeswax and used for such purposes as making candles, modelling, and as a basis of polishes.
any waxy substance, especially a lipid or hydrocarbon.
2 informal used in reference to records:
he didn’t get on wax until 1959
[with object]
1cover or treat (something) with wax or a similar substance, typically to polish or protect it:
I washed and waxed the floor
remove unwanted hair from (a part of the body) by applying wax and then peeling off the wax and hairs together:
she waxed her legs when necessary
2 informal make a recording of:
he waxed a series of tracks that emphasized his lead guitar work
(as noun waxing)
the latest waxing by the Grams


Old English wæx, weax, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch was and German Wachs. The verb dates from late Middle English