how to pronounce barf


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the above transcription of barf 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.

barf is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… not barf I felt terrible the entire day …”

meanings of barf


  1. To vomit.
  2. Of a system: to fail.


  1. Vomit.


  1. An expression of disgust.

barf frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word barf occurs in english on average 1.4 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 barf 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 barf can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to barf


words that rhyme with barf


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