how to pronounce delicious


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the above transcription of delicious 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.

delicious is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… some delicious barbecue knowing that …”

meanings of delicious


  1. Having tremendous sex appeal.
  2. Pleasing to taste; tasty.
  3. Metaphorically pleasing to taste; pleasing to the eyes or mind.

delicious frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word delicious occurs in english on average 75.2 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 delicious 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 delicious can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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