how to pronounce booing


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the above transcription of booing 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.

booing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… protesters booing her telling her to go …”

meanings of booing


  1. A disapproving exclamation by a member of an audience.


  1. Present participle of boo.

booing frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word booing occurs in english on average 0.3 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 booing 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 booing can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to booing


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