how to pronounce ducking


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the above transcription of ducking 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.

ducking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… or even ducking and covering but that …”

meanings of ducking


  1. An instance of ducking (a person in water, etc).
  2. The action of the verb to duck.


  1. Present participle of duck.


  1. Fucking (as intensifier).

ducking frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ducking occurs in english on average 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.

words that rhyme with ducking


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