how to pronounce fog


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the above transcription of fog 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.

fog is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… foggy one day the fog Bowl yeah our ball …”

meanings of fog


  1. To become obscured in condensation or water.
  2. To obscure in condensation or water.
  3. To make dim or obscure.
  4. To become covered with the kind of grass called fog.
  5. To make confusing or obscure.
  6. To become covered with or as if with fog.
  7. To cover with or as if with fog.
  8. To become dim or obscure.
  9. To pasture cattle on the fog, or aftergrass, of; to eat off the fog from.
  10. To spoil (film) via exposure to light other than in the normal process of taking a photograph.
  11. To disperse insecticide into (a forest canopy) so as to collect organisms.
  12. To practice in a small or mean way; to pettifog.


  1. Moss.
  2. A state of mind characterized by lethargy and confusion.
  3. Initialism of frequency of gobbledygook: the commonness of long and complicated words in a text, as measured by systems like the Gunning fog index.
  4. A silver deposit or other blur on a negative or developed photographic image.
  5. A thick cloud that forms near the ground; the obscurity of such a cloud.
  6. Distance fog.
  7. Tall and decaying grass left standing after the cutting or grazing season; foggage.
  8. Initialism of fat, oil, and grease.
  9. A mist or film clouding a surface.
  10. A new growth of grass appearing on a field that has been mowed or grazed.

fog frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word fog occurs in english on average 11.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to fog


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