Today’s English word of the day is: mount. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘mount’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.
mount: (formal, literary, or playful) a horse or other animal that you ride on
American English Pronunciation: /maʊnt/
😍: She looked ravishing atop her mount, a woodland goddess on her noble steed.
😂: Oh, give me a break, Jenny. She looked good on her horse. You can just say, “She looked good on her horse.”
😏: Peon! Fetch me my mount!
🤣: Oh, right away Sir Evan!
Want more practice using the word ‘mount’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day!
And just for fun… Learn about Bellerophon’s winged mount in this short video!
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Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.
Come back Monday for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary