how to pronounce icicle


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the above transcription of icicle 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.

icicle is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… peddlers a group of icicle errs and …”

meanings of icicle


  1. A drooping, tapering shape of ice.

icicle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word icicle occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

words that rhyme with icicle


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