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

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

Oxford dictionary definition of the word wheel:

1a circular object that revolves on an axle and is fixed below a vehicle or other object to enable it to move over the ground:
a chair on wheels
a circular object that revolves on an axle and forms part of a machine.
(the wheel) used in reference to the cycle of a specified condition or set of events:
the final release from the wheel of life
(the wheel) historical a large wheel used as an instrument of punishment or torture, especially by binding someone to it and breaking their limbs:
a man sentenced to be broken on the wheel
2a machine or structure having a wheel as its essential part.
(the wheel) the steering wheel of a vehicle or vessel:
his crew know when he wants to take the wheel
a device with a revolving disc or drum used in various games of chance.
a system, or a part of a system, regarded as a relentlessly moving machine:
the wheels of justice
3 (wheels) informal a car:
she’s got wheels now
4a thing resembling a wheel, in particular a cheese made in the form of a shallow disc:
a small wheel of Brie
5an instance of wheeling; a turn or rotation.
6North American informalshort for big wheel (sense 2).
7a set of short lines, typically five in number and rhyming, concluding the stanza of a poem.
1 [with object] push or pull (a vehicle with wheels):
the tea trolley was wheeled out
[with object and adverbial of direction] carry in or on a vehicle with wheels:
a young woman is wheeled into the operating theatre
(wheel something on/out) informal produce something that is unimpressive because it has been frequently seen or heard before:
the old journalistic arguments have been wheeled out
2 [no object] (of a bird or aircraft) fly in a wide circle or curve:
the birds wheeled and dived
turn round quickly so as to face another way:
Robert wheeled round to see the face of Mr Mafouz

on someone’s wheel

close behind someone when they are driving or cycling:
I had dominated the race early on and he sat on my wheel
on wheels

1by, or travelling by, car or bicycle:
a journey on wheels
British informal smoothly:
the business ran on wheels
2British informal used to emphasize one’s distaste or dislike of the person or thing mentioned:
she was a bitch on wheels
silly as a wheel

Australian very silly:
he was mad, cracked, silly as a wheel
wheel and deal

engage in commercial or political scheming, especially unscrupulously:
(as noun wheeling and dealing)
the wheeling and dealing of the Wall Street boom years
the wheel of Fortune

the wheel which the deity Fortune is represented as turning as a symbol of random luck or change:
he was powerless to stop the inexorable wheel of Fortune from taking her from him
wheels within wheels

used to indicate that a situation is complicated and affected by secret or indirect influences:
the wheels within wheels began to turn and efforts were made to have the sentence reduced


[in combination]:
a four-wheeled cart


Old English hwÄ“ol (noun), of Germanic origin, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit cakra ‘wheel, circle’ and Greek kuklos ‘circle’