how to pronounce chilling


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the above transcription of chilling 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.

chilling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that we're just chilling and I'll …”

meanings of chilling


  1. Causing mild fear.
  2. Becoming cold.
  3. Causing cold.


  1. Present participle of chill.


  1. The act by which something is chilled.

chilling frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word chilling occurs in english on average 6.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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