how to pronounce lackluster


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the above transcription of lackluster 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.

lackluster is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… corn pudding is a lackluster addition to …”

meanings of lackluster


  1. Not exceptional; not worthy of special merit, attention, or interest; having no vitality.
  2. Having no shine or lustre; dull.
  3. Lacking brilliance or intelligence.


  1. A person or thing of no particular brilliance or intelligence.
  2. Lack of brightness or points of interest.

lackluster frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lackluster occurs in english on average 1.6 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 lackluster 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 lackluster can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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