how to pronounce butterscotch


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the above transcription of butterscotch 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.

butterscotch is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… but the cherry and butterscotch are both …”

meanings of butterscotch


  1. A hard candy made from butter, brown sugar, syrup and vanilla.
  2. A sauce or syrup made of similar ingredients.
  3. A light brown colour, like that of butterscotch candy.


  1. Of a light brown colour, like that of butterscotch candy.
  2. Having the flavour of butterscotch.

butterscotch frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word butterscotch occurs in english on average 1.7 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 butterscotch 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 butterscotch can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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