how to pronounce flay


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the above transcription of flay 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.

flay is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… march had been with flay for a decade by …”

meanings of flay


  1. To strip skin off.
  2. To be fear-stricken.
  3. To frighten; scare; terrify.
  4. To cause to fly; put to flight; drive off (by frightening).
  5. To lash.


  1. A fright; a scare.
  2. Fear; a source of fear; a formidable matter; a fearsome or repellent-looking individual.


  1. A surname​.

flay frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word flay occurs in english on average 0.7 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 flay 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 flay can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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