how to pronounce butterball


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the above transcription of butterball 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.

butterball is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and thus created butterball farms a …”

meanings of butterball


  1. An overweight person.
  2. A round lump of a coagulated fat used in cooking such as butter, margarine, or a spread.
  3. A small North American duck, the bufflehead, Bucephala albeola.
  4. A turkey.

butterball frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word butterball occurs in english on average 0.2 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 butterball 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 butterball can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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