how to pronounce joss


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joss is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… hey Joss Whedon sorry you're cancelled …”

meanings of joss


  1. Luck.
  2. A heathen divinity.
  3. A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol.


  1. A diminutive of the male given name Joseph.
  2. A diminutive of the female given name Jocelyn.


  1. To invalidate a fan theory or original element of a fanwork through the introduction of new canon or retconning.

joss frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word joss occurs in english on average 3 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.

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