how to pronounce footloose


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the above transcription of footloose 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.

footloose is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… do that like that's very Footloose you …”

meanings of footloose


  1. Of a sail: not properly secured at the bottom.
  2. Tending to travel or do as one pleases; readily without many commitments or responsibility.

footloose frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word footloose occurs in english on average 0.5 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 footloose 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 footloose can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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