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What does heiress mean?
English learners definition of heiress
: a girl or woman who is an heir especially: a girl or woman who inherits a large amount of money.
The letter H is silent in the word heiress?
‘heir‘, ‘hour’, ‘honor’, ‘honest’ hour-words that entered the English language through French. It’s from the French. ‘ is not pronounced in American English.hour‘, as is the case with other members of the French class, but in British English it is pronounced as if it were from a Germanic group.
What is a silent letter in the heiress?
Quiet X. X always quiet in HONOR, HOUR, HONEST, HEIRVEHICLE AND CLARITY.
How do you say heiress?
Break ‘heiress‘ by sounds: [AIR] + [ES] – to tell say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can reproduce them consistently.