how to pronounce felt


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felt is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… this is how i felt so you're not blaming …”

meanings of felt


  1. Acronym of fast-evolving luminous transient. (a type of supernova).
  2. A felt-tip pen.
  3. A hat made of felt.
  4. A skin or hide; a fell; a pelt.
  5. A cloth or stuff made of matted fibres of wool, or wool and fur, fulled or wrought into a compact substance by rolling and pressure, with lees or size, without spinning or weaving.


  1. To cover with, or as if with, felt.
  2. To cause a player to lose all their chips.
  3. Simple past tense and past participle of feel.
  4. To make into felt, or a feltlike substance; to cause to adhere and mat together.


  1. That has been experienced or perceived.


  1. A surname​.

felt frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word felt occurs in english on average 289.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics felt 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 felt can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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