how to pronounce cribbage


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of cribbage 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.

cribbage is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of cribbage

example pitch curve for pronunciation of cribbage


test your pronunciation of cribbage

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of cribbage

video examples of cribbage pronunciation

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

“… actually having cribbage games every day …”

meanings of cribbage


  1. A point-counting card game for two players, with variants for three or four players; the cribbage board used for scoring to 61 or 121 points in numerous small increments is characteristic.
  2. A point scored in this variety of pocket billiards.
  3. A variety of pocket billiards that, like the card game, awards points for pairs that total 15. A player who pockets a ball of a particular number must then immediately pocket the companion ball that brings the number to 15.

cribbage frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cribbage occurs in english on average 0.1 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 cribbage 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 cribbage can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

Did this page help you?