how to pronounce lour


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lour is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of lour


  1. To be dark, gloomy, and threatening, as clouds; of the sky: to be covered with dark and threatening clouds; to show threatening signs of approach, as a tempest.
  2. To frown; to look sullen.


  1. Of the sky, the weather, etc.: a dark, gloomy, and threatening appearance.
  2. A frown, a scowl; an angry or sullen look.

lour frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lour occurs in english on average 0 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 lour 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 lour can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to lour


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