how to pronounce derrick


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the above transcription of derrick 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.

derrick is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… saw in fairfax with derrick thompson who …”

meanings of derrick


  1. A hangman.
  2. A device that is used for lifting and moving large objects.
  3. A framework that is constructed over a mine or oil well for the purpose of boring or lowering pipes.


  1. To remove (a pitcher).
  2. To hoist with, or as if with, a derrick.


  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages, variant of Derek.

derrick frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word derrick occurs in english on average 2.4 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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