Funeral - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfjuːnərəl|  American pronunciation of the word funeral
Brit.  |ˈfjuːn(ə)r(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word funeral

noun

- a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated(syn: obsequy)

hundreds of people attended his funeral

Examples

...a slow and heavy funeral song...

Only family attended the funeral.

His funeral will be held on Friday.

His cousin made the funeral arrangements.

The funeral will be held at St. Martin's Church.

Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of the two boys.

Nelson's funeral procession down the Thames

Ramdas set fire to the funeral pyre.

hundreds of people attended his funeral

...sang a spiritual at the funeral...

There was massive TV coverage of the funeral.

...I have to question the fitness of wearing a bright red dress to a funeral....

...a funeral caravan slowly making its way down the street...

...the funeral of a pope is usually marked by rich pageantry and elaborate ceremonials...

The fact that he'd been unable to attend the funeral was a source of chagrin for Ted.

Word forms

noun
singular: funeral
plural: funerals
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