how to pronounce kissing


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the above transcription of kissing 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.

kissing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… stop kissing me one of Teresa's most …”

meanings of kissing


  1. Just touching.
  2. That kisses.


  1. Present participle of kiss.


  1. The act of giving a kiss.

kissing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word kissing occurs in english on average 9 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.

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