how to pronounce harlequin


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harlequin is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of harlequin


  1. A pantomime fool, typically dressed in checkered colorful clothes.
  2. Any of various riodinid butterflies of the genera Taxila and Praetaxila.
  3. A greenish-chartreuse color.
  4. A harlequin duck.


  1. Of a greenish-chartreuse color.
  2. Brightly colored, especially in a pattern like that of a harlequin clown's clothes.


  1. To make sport by playing ludicrous tricks.
  2. To remove or conjure away, as if by a harlequin's trick.

harlequin frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word harlequin occurs in english on average 1.9 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 harlequin 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 harlequin can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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