how to pronounce icing


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the above transcription of icing 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.

icing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… well in icing on a cake elevates in …”

meanings of icing


  1. Conditions conducive to the formation of ice on aircraft surfaces; icing conditions.
  2. The process of forming a layer of ice on a surface.
  3. A sweet glaze made primarily of sugar and often flavored, typically used for baked goods; frosting.
  4. A minor violation of ice hockey rules, occurring when a player shoots the puck from his/her side of the red line so that it crosses the goal line on the opponent's side. A team playing short-handed is not penalized for this.


  1. Present participle of ice.

icing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word icing occurs in english on average 14.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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