how to pronounce clumsy


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the above transcription of clumsy 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.

clumsy is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… arthur christmas clumsy young arthur …”

meaning of clumsy

Clumsy means not able to do something well or without making mistakes.

clumsy frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word clumsy occurs in english on average 4.2 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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