how to pronounce crowd


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the above transcription of crowd 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.

crowd is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the crowd right up pops up and goes …”

meanings of crowd


  1. To carry excessive sail in the hope of moving faster.
  2. To press forward; to advance by pushing.
  3. To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably.
  4. To play on a crowd; to fiddle.
  5. To press or drive together, especially into a small space; to cram.
  6. To fill by pressing or thronging together.
  7. To push, to press, to shove.
  8. To press together or collect in numbers.
  9. To approach another ship too closely when it has right of way.


  1. A fiddle.
  2. A group of people united or at least characterised by a common interest.
  3. Several things collected or closely pressed together; also, some things adjacent to each other.
  4. Alternative form of crwth.
  5. The so-called lower orders of people; the populace, vulgar.
  6. A group of people congregated or collected into a close body without order.

crowd frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word crowd occurs in english on average 54.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics crowd 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 crowd can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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