how to pronounce golly


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the above transcription of golly 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.

golly is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and then you will realize by golly i …”

meaning of golly

Golly is an exclamation of surprise or wonder.

golly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word golly occurs in english on average 1.5 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.

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