how to pronounce blinking


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the above transcription of blinking 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.

blinking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… light spot and I start blinking away the …”

meanings of blinking


  1. Bloody.
  2. That blinks.


  1. Present participle of blink.


  1. The act of something that blinks.

blinking frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word blinking occurs in english on average 2.9 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.

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