Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English pronunciation of “hostile”


adjective (DIFFICULT) 
/ˈhɑs·təl, -tɑɪl/
How to pronounce hostile adjective (DIFFICULT) in American English
View dictionary definition of hostile »
(Pronunciation of hostile adjective (DIFFICULT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “hostile” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More