how to pronounce fooling


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the above transcription of fooling 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.

fooling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… often fooling themselves like mr. Kaul …”

meanings of fooling


  1. Present participle of fool.


  1. The act of one who fools.

fooling frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word fooling occurs in english on average 2.4 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 fooling


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