how to pronounce grimace


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the above transcription of grimace 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.

grimace is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… was once named evil grimace as he roamed …”

meanings of grimace


  1. A contorted facial expression, often expressing contempt or pain.
  2. Affectation, pretence.


  1. To make grimaces; to distort one's face; to make faces.

grimace frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word grimace occurs in english on average 0.9 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 grimace 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 grimace can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with grimace


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