how to pronounce featherbed


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featherbed is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… scrabble corner featherbed lane glass …”

meanings of featherbed


  1. A mattress stuffed with feathers.
  2. A bog covered by a layer of moss, presenting a hazard to walkers.


  1. To treat someone with excessive indulgence; to pamper, cosset or mollycoddle.

featherbed frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word featherbed 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 featherbed 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 featherbed can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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