how to pronounce click


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the above transcription of click 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.

click is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… television but how they do it on the internet is to say at the click of a button they see …”

meanings of click


  1. To take (a photograph) with a camera.
  2. To snatch.
  3. To get on well.
  4. To achieve success in one's career or a breakthrough, often the first time.
  5. (of a film) To be successful at the box office.
  6. Misspelling of clique.
  7. To cause to make a click; to operate (a switch, etc) so that it makes a click.
  8. To navigate by clicking a mouse button.
  9. To emit a click.
  10. To tick.
  11. To press and release (a button on a computer mouse).
  12. To select a software item using, usually, but not always, the pressing of a mouse button.
  13. To make sense suddenly.
  14. To visit a web site.


  1. The latch of a door.
  2. Alternative spelling of klick.
  3. The act of operating a switch, etc., so that it clicks.
  4. A detent, pawl, or ratchet, such as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion.
  5. The act of pressing a button on a computer mouse, both as a physical act and a reaction in the software.
  6. Misspelling of clique.
  7. An ingressive sound made by coarticulating a velar or uvular closure with another closure.
  8. A single instance of content on the Internet being accessed.
  9. A pawl or similar catch.
  10. Sound made by a dolphin.
  11. A brief, sharp, not particularly loud, relatively high-pitched sound produced by the impact of something small and hard against something hard, such as by the operation of a switch, a lock or a latch, or a finger pressed against the thumb and then released to strike the hand.


  1. The sound of a click.


  1. A surname​.

click frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word click occurs in english on average 72.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to click


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