how to pronounce crossbones


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crossbones is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… skull and crossbones meets Mickey Mouse …”

meanings of crossbones


  1. A representation of two bones crossed diagonally, especially as a symbol of danger or death.

crossbones frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word crossbones occurs in english on average 0.2 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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