how to pronounce kipper


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kipper is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a kipper is basically a split herring …”

meanings of kipper


  1. A member or supporter of UKIP (UK Independence Party).
  2. A split, salted and smoked herring or salmon.
  3. A patrol to protect fishing boats in the Irish and North Seas against attack from the air.
  4. A torpedo.
  5. A male salmon after spawning.


  1. Lively; light-footed; nimble.
  2. Amorous.


  1. A supporter or member of UKIP (United Kingdom Independence Party).
  2. A surname​.


  1. To prepare (a herring or similar fish) by splitting, salting, and smoking.

kipper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kipper occurs in english on average 0.2 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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