how to pronounce crayon


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the above transcription of crayon 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.

crayon is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a pencil or a crayon in my hand and …”

meanings of crayon


  1. A pencil of carbon used in producing electric light.
  2. A crayon drawing, or a drawing with colored lines.
  3. A colored pencil, a colouring pencil.
  4. An informal map of a proposed rail route.
  5. A stick of colored chalk or wax used for drawing.


  1. To draw with a crayon.

crayon frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word crayon occurs in english on average 2.4 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 crayon 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 crayon can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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