how to pronounce gossamer


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the above transcription of gossamer 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.

gossamer is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… how gossamer thin the line is between …”

meanings of gossamer


  1. A fine film or strand as of cobwebs, floating in the air or caught on bushes, etc.
  2. A soft, sheer fabric.
  3. Anything delicate, light and flimsy.


  1. Tenuous, light, filmy or delicate.

gossamer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gossamer 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 gossamer 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 gossamer can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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