How to Pronounce hearse?

Correct pronunciation for the word "hearse" is [hˈɜːs], [hˈɜːs], [h_ˈɜː_s].

"Hearse" in context

The hearse is a long carriage that is used to transport the deceased to the burial or cremation site. It is usually a very solemn, somber vehicle that is draped with a black cloth, with white tassels or other symbols of mourning. It is typically a specially designed vehicle, and can range from simple to quite ornate. A traditional hearse may be pulled by a team of horses, but more often today it is a motorized vehicle. The driver of the hearse is traditionally dressed in black and white.

At the beginning of the 20th century, there were great variations in the design of hearses around the world.

Usage over time for hearse:

This graph shows how "hearse" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

68 words made out of letters HEARSE

6 letters

  • haeres.

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