Flashlight - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈflæʃlaɪt|  American pronunciation of the word flashlight
Brit.  |ˈflaʃlʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word flashlight


- a small portable battery-powered electric lamp (syn: torch)


The flashlight was still functional after I dropped it.

He saw the gleam of a flashlight in the distance.

...we could see inside the cave even without a flashlight because of the luminescence coming from some of the fungus on the walls...

...since you aren't taking a flashlight, make sure you're back at camp by nightfall...

the beam of a powerful flashlight

Word forms

singular: flashlight
plural: flashlights
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