how to pronounce colby


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colby is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… bookstore with my son Colby who was …”

meanings of colby


  1. One of two villages in England.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A city and town in Wisconsin.
  4. A habitational surname​.
  5. A village in the Isle of Man.
  6. A city, the county seat of Thomas County, Kansas, United States.


  1. A soft, moist, mild cheese made with a washed-curd process.

colby frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word colby occurs in english on average 1.5 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 colby 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 colby can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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