how to pronounce boyfriend


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the above transcription of boyfriend 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.

boyfriend is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it's not normal for her boyfriend to hit …”

meaning of boyfriend

Boyfriend is a male friend or partner.

boyfriend frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word boyfriend occurs in english on average 34.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to boyfriend


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