how to pronounce haywire


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the above transcription of haywire 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.

haywire is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… going haywire in an attempt to …”

meaning of haywire

Haywire means to cause to become disordered or to be out of order.

haywire frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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