how to pronounce curling


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the above transcription of curling 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.

curling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… them all what makes a curling stone curl …”

meanings of curling


  1. A winter sport where players aim and slide stones down a sheet of ice and attempt to get their color stones closest to the house (a circular target marked on the ice).
  2. The action or motion of something that curls or is curled.


  1. Present participle of curl.


  1. A surname​.

curling frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word curling occurs in english on average 2.8 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 curling 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 curling can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with curling


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