how to pronounce curt


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the above transcription of curt 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.

curt is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… the the complex that curt stretch works …”

meanings of curt


  1. Short or concise.
  2. Brief or terse, especially to the point of being rude.


  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages, an anglicized spelling of Kurt.
  2. A short form of the male given name Curtis.


  1. To cut, cut short, shorten.

curt frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word curt occurs in english on average 1.6 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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