how to pronounce gust


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gust is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and decatur clocked a gust at 46 miles …”

meanings of gust


  1. A strong, abrupt rush of wind.
  2. Intellectual taste; fancy.
  3. Any rush or outburst (of water, emotion, etc.).
  4. Relish, enjoyment, appreciation.
  5. The physiological faculty of taste.


  1. To taste.
  2. To blow in gusts.
  3. To have a relish for.


  1. A surname​.

gust frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gust occurs in english on average 1.3 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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