how to pronounce castaway


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castaway is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… as castaway on Mars or maybe the edge of …”

meanings of castaway


  1. Shipwrecked.
  2. Cast adrift or ashore; marooned.
  3. Cast out; rejected or excluded from a group.


  1. An outcast; someone cast out of a group or society.
  2. A shipwrecked sailor.
  3. A discarded person or thing.

castaway frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word castaway occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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