how to pronounce earthworm


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earthworm is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it's an earthworm worm a worm …”

meanings of earthworm


  1. A contemptible person; a groveller.
  2. A worm of the family Lumbricidae, or, more generally, of the suborder Lumbricina.
  3. A worm that lives in the ground.

earthworm frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word earthworm occurs in english on average 0.2 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 earthworm 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 earthworm can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to earthworm


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