how to pronounce hobby


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the above transcription of hobby 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.

hobby is pronounced in two syllables

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video examples of hobby pronunciation

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

“… they go get yourself a hobby it's a very …”

meaning of hobby

Hobby is a word that means a person's favorite activity or interest.

hobby frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word hobby occurs in english on average 16.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hobby 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 hobby can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to hobby


words that rhyme with hobby


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