how to pronounce foist


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foist is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of foist


  1. A cask for wine.
  2. A thief or pickpocket.
  3. A light and fast-sailing ship.
  4. Fustiness; mustiness.


  1. To introduce or insert surreptitiously or without warrant.
  2. To pass off as genuine or worthy.
  3. To force another to accept especially by stealth or deceit.

foist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word foist occurs in english on average 0.3 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 foist 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 foist can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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