how to pronounce kingfisher


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kingfisher is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… find more challenging a Kingfisher would …”

meanings of kingfisher


  1. Any of various birds of the suborder Alcedines (or the family Alcedinidae sensu lato), having a large head, short tail and brilliant colouration; they feed mostly on fish.
  2. Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).


  1. A city, the county seat of Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, United States.

kingfisher frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kingfisher occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

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

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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