how to pronounce eyeball


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the above transcription of eyeball 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.

eyeball is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… pressed a finger to his eyeball and then …”

meanings of eyeball


  1. A favourite or pet; the apple of someone's eye.
  2. The ball of the eye.
  3. As a synecdoche, a person's focus of attention.
  4. A meeting.
  5. Readership or viewership.


  1. To gauge, estimate or judge by eye, rather than measuring precisely; to look or glance at.
  2. To roll one's eyes.
  3. To stare at intently.
  4. To scrutinize.

eyeball frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to eyeball


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