how to pronounce joey


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the above transcription of joey 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.

joey is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… cheyenne cheyenne thanks joey kessler on …”

meanings of joey


  1. The immature young of a marsupial, notably a junior kangaroo, but also a young wallaby, koala, etc.
  2. A parcel smuggled in to an inmate.
  3. A person with cerebal palsy.
  4. A member of the Royal Marines.
  5. A kind of clown.
  6. A stupid person.
  7. The shorter word whose letters can be found within a kangaroo word.


  1. A diminutive of the male given names Joe or Joseph.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Josephine.

joey frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word joey occurs in english on average 5.6 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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