jewelry : Common Errors in English

About jewelry

Often mispronounced “joolereee.” To remember the standard pronunciation, just say “jewel” and add “-ree”on the end. The British spelling is muchfancier: “jewellery.”

jewelry Meaning(s)

  • (n) an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)

jewelry in News

  1. Jewelry robberies are typical of gangs attacking industry

    By Aaron Aupperlee, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Gangs of thieves crisscross the country robbing dealers and sales people of backpacks and briefcases full of diamonds, precious gems and jewelry. They stake out ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. Jewelry store hit by smash & grab burglars overnight

    Smash & grab burglars have now moved in on a local jewelry store to steal.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: KSDK St. Louis

  3. Jewelry Thieves Caught On Tape

    SHERMAN, TX -- New surveillance video shows a pair of thieves snatching jewelry from behind the counter of a local Walmart.   Police say the suspects pried open a jewelry case at the Walmart in Sherman
    on June 14, 2013 Source: KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma

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