how to pronounce biscuit


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the above transcription of biscuit 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.

biscuit is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… I need a buttery biscuit before it's all …”

meanings of biscuit


  1. A plastic card bearing the codes for authorizing a nuclear attack.
  2. A small, flat, baked good which is either hard and crisp or else soft but firm; a cookie.
  3. A small, usually soft and flaky bread, generally made with baking soda, which is similar in texture to a scone but which is usually not sweet.
  4. A form of unglazed earthenware.
  5. A thin oval wafer of wood or other material inserted into mating slots on pieces of material to be joined to provide gluing surface and strength in shear.
  6. A puck (hockey puck).
  7. A cracker.
  8. A handgun, especially a revolver.
  9. The "bread" formerly supplied to naval ships, which was made with very little water, kneaded into flat cakes, and slowly baked, and which often became infested with weevils.
  10. A light brown colour.

biscuit frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word biscuit occurs in english on average 6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics biscuit 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 biscuit can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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