Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

American pronunciation of 

reluctant

view main entry for reluctant adjective  /rɪˈlʌktənt/
Click to listen to the pronunciation of reluctant

derived words

reluctance

  noun [uncountable]
Click to listen to the pronunciation of reluctance

reluctantly

  adverb
Click to listen to the pronunciation of reluctantly

This is the American English pronunciation of reluctant.

View British English pronunciation of reluctant.

Previous and next

unicorn

a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

crafternoon

an afternoon full of crafts

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog