how to pronounce bub


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the above transcription of bub 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.

bub is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… it on bub sprayed it with like a little …”

meanings of bub


  1. A woman's breast.
  2. A term of familiar address; bubba; bubby.
  3. A baby.
  4. Abbreviation of bubble.
  5. A young brother; a little boy; a familiar term of address for a small boy.
  6. An alcoholic malt liquor, especially beer.
  7. Champagne; bubbly.


  1. To throw out in bubbles; to bubble.

bub frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bub occurs in english on average 0.8 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 bub 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 bub can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to bub


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