how to pronounce headsman


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the above transcription of headsman 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.

headsman is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… know I know only a headsman Hallie yeah …”

meanings of headsman


  1. A labourer in a colliery who transports the coal from the workings to the horseway, and who is oftentimes assisted by a younger worker called a foal.
  2. One in command of a whaling vessel.
  3. An executioner whose method of dispatching the condemned is decapitation.
  4. A chief person; a head man.

headsman frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word headsman occurs in english on average 0 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 headsman 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 headsman can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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