how to pronounce dingus


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the above transcription of dingus 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.

dingus is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… already know that dingus for bring …”

meanings of dingus


  1. A fool or incompetent person.
  2. A gadget, device, or object whose name is either unknown, forgotten, or omitted for the purpose of humor.
  3. Penis.

dingus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dingus occurs in english on average 0.1 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 dingus 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 dingus can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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