how to pronounce bantam


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the above transcription of bantam 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.

bantam is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a subtitle that says Bantam mommy yell …”

meanings of bantam


  1. Someone connected with Bradford City A.F.C, as a fan, player, coach etc.
  2. Any of several small chickens, especially of a breed that is a miniature version of another breed.
  3. A competitor in an age division between peewee and midget.


  1. Small or miniature.
  2. Spirited or aggressive.

bantam frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bantam occurs in english on average 0.4 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 bantam 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 bantam can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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