how to pronounce hobo


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the above transcription of hobo 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.

hobo is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the smell of hobo p frustration …”

meaning of hobo

Hobo is a derogatory term for a homeless person.

hobo frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hobo occurs in english on average 1.6 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 hobo 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 hobo can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to hobo


words that rhyme with hobo


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