how to pronounce caboose


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caboose is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of caboose


  1. A youngest child who is born after a big gap in time.
  2. The person or team in last place.
  3. A small galley or cookhouse on the deck of a small vessel.
  4. The last car on a freight train, having cooking and sleeping facilities for the crew; a guard's van.
  5. A small sand-filled container used as an oven on board ship.
  6. Buttocks.

caboose frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word caboose 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 caboose 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 caboose can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to caboose


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