how to pronounce fistful


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the above transcription of fistful 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.

fistful is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… pursues the next fistful of dollars …”

meanings of fistful


  1. The amount that can be held in a closed fist.
  2. A blow with the fist.

fistful frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fistful occurs in english on average 0.4 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 fistful


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