The vowel Sound of ou as in out

This sound is a diphthong  (a as in  arm + oo as  in  book).

Equivalent:  ow as in cow

Phonetic Symbol, aʊ

pou, tou, kou, bou, dou, gou

outh, ouz, oul, oum, mm, oung

out

pound

bound

oust

power

found

ounce

bough

fowl

hour

bower

vouch

ours

mouse

thou

owlet

mound

town

  1. The bower was surrounded by flowers.
  2. The wind howled around our house.
  3. Ira Townsend found a pound and six ounces of powder.
  4. He was astounded at the amount of the bough.
  5. The owl in the tower shouted to the owl on the bough.
  6. We saw lowering clouds an hour before the shower.
  7. Loud howls came from Towser as he bounded around the brow of the hill.

tower

rouse

cowl

down

round

cow

dower

sound

gown

now

sour

gout

noun

shower

how

loud

chowder

howl

lower

yowl

hound

  1. Howard Powers frowned when he found that the apple was sour.
  2. At the sound of the cow-bell, the plowman turned around.
  3. The lady in the brown gown was caught in the shower.
  4. Tabby, our big cat, crouched,  then  pounced  upon the
  5. At an early hour, there were sounds from the fowls in the hen-house.
  6. The hound ran over the ground to the mound and there found the scent.
  7. From his couch, in the tower, the count looked upon flowering boughs and a spouting.
  8. "Pound! Pound! Pound! Pound! That is Howard walking  How his boot heels hit the ground!"
  9. "Merrily, merrily, shall I li-rn now Under the blossom that hangs on the  bough."
  10. "Littered the stalls and  from  the  mows, Raked down the herd's grass for the cows."