how to pronounce daylights


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the above transcription of daylights 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.

daylights is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… that scared the living daylights out of …”

meanings of daylights


  1. Mental soundness, wits, consciousness.
  2. Plural of daylight.
  3. Eyes.

daylights frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word daylights occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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