how to pronounce chopstick


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the above transcription of chopstick 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.

chopstick is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the hand of the chopstick picking up an …”

meanings of chopstick


  1. A particular East Asian eating utensil, used in pairs and held in the hand. The utensil is a stick, usually made of wood and measuring approximately 23cm (10 inches) in length.
  2. An Asian person.


  1. To pick up (food) using chopsticks.

chopstick frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word chopstick 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.

topics chopstick 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 chopstick can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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