how to pronounce clothes


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clothes is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… got a job in a clothes shaft you know I …”

meanings of clothes


  1. The covering of a bed; bedclothes.
  2. Plural of cloth.
  3. Items of clothing; apparel.
  4. Laundry (hung on a clothesline).


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of clothe.

clothes frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word clothes occurs in english on average 90.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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