how to pronounce creole


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creole is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… then ultimately a Creole in string …”

meanings of creole


  1. Anyone with mixed ancestry born in a country colonized by white Europeans, now especially one who speaks a creole language.
  2. Someone of black African descent who is born in the Caribbean or Americas (originally as opposed to an African immigrant).
  3. A descendant of white European settlers who is born in a colonized country.
  4. A lect formed from two or more languages which has developed from a pidgin to become a first language.
  5. A native-born of Francophone descent in the Louisiana territory of any race, as opposed to Anglo-American settlers.
  6. Alternative letter-case form of Creole (“person born in a colony").


  1. That is a Creole; especially, born in a colonized country different from that of his or her ancestors.
  2. Designating a creolized language.
  3. Prepared according to a cooking style developed in a Creole area, now especially that of Louisiana, characterised by a mixture of European and African influences.
  4. Pertaining to or characteristic of someone who is a Creole.


  1. Any specific creole language, especially that of Haiti.

creole frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word creole occurs in english on average 1.4 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 creole 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 creole can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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