how to pronounce crumble


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the above transcription of crumble 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.

crumble is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… basically begin to crumble okay into …”

meanings of crumble


  1. To mix (ingredients such as flour and butter) in such a way as to form crumbs.
  2. To break into crumbs.
  3. To fall apart; to disintegrate.


  1. A dessert of British origin containing stewed fruit topped with a crumbly mixture of fat, flour, and sugar.


  1. A surname​.

crumble frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word crumble occurs in english on average 5.4 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 crumble 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 crumble can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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