how to pronounce khakis


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the above transcription of khakis 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.

khakis is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… figures wearing khakis to kind of …”

meanings of khakis


  1. Khaki-coloured/colored cotton trousers (pants).
  2. A khaki uniform of pants (trousers) or shorts, shirt, and hat or other head covering such as a turban.

khakis frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word khakis occurs in english on average 0.7 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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