1. petrol

noun. ['ˈpɛtroʊl'] a volatile flammable mixture of hydrocarbons (hexane and heptane and octane etc.) derived from petroleum; used mainly as a fuel in internal-combustion engines.


  • gas
  • leaded gasoline
  • leaded petrol
  • unleaded gasoline
  • gasohol
  • napalm
  • gasolene
  • fuel
  • unleaded petrol
  • hydrocarbon


  • unleaded gasoline
  • understate
  • defend

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Rhymes with Petrol

  • marohl

How do you pronounce petrol?

Pronounce petrol as ˈpɛtroʊl.

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Sentences with petrol

1. Noun, singular or mass
You pull into a petrol station and intend to pay for your purchase at the pump.