how to pronounce baller


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the above transcription of baller is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

baller is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of baller in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the baller basement also features a …”

meanings of baller


  1. A person employed to divide molten metal into separate balls before it is hammered out.
  2. One who plays basketball; a basketballer.
  3. One who has swag and lives an extravagant lifestyle.


  1. Very cool, especially due to extravagance.

baller frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word baller occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics baller can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that baller can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to baller


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