How Do You Spell MACHETE?

Correct spelling for the English word "machete" is [m_ɐ_ʃ_ˈɛ_t_ɪ], [mɐʃˈɛtɪ], [mɐʃˈɛtɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of MACHETE

  1. A large heavy knife resembling a broadsword, often two or three feet in length, used by the inhabitants of Spanish America as a hatchet to cut their way through thickets, and for various other purposes.

Common Misspellings for MACHETE

Below is the list of 260 misspellings for the word "machete".

Usage Examples for MACHETE

  1. Here is your machete. - "Ahead of the Army" by W. O. Stoddard
  2. The guarijo walked ahead of them with his machete, clearing away the undergrowth sufficiently for the horse and cart to get through. - "Plotting in Pirate Seas" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  3. A mounted band of insurgents, rushing down on a detachment of the enemy, waving aloft the terrible machete, will carry with them terror and death, and conquer twice their number. - "Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom" by Trumbull White
  4. He picked up the broken machete and passed it over. - "Caribbee" by Thomas Hoover