how to pronounce lunge


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lunge is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… using your legs to lunge to move to …”

meanings of lunge


  1. A long rope or flat web line, more commonly referred to as a lunge line, approximately 20-30 feet long, attached to the bridle, lungeing cavesson, or halter of a horse and used to control the animal while lungeing.
  2. An exercise performed by stepping forward one leg while kneeling with the other leg, then returning to a standing position.
  3. A sudden forward movement, especially with a sword.
  4. A fish, the namaycush.


  1. To longe or work a horse in a circle around a handler (present participle: lunging or lungeing).
  2. To (cause to make) a sudden forward movement (present participle: lunging).

lunge frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lunge occurs in english on average 0.9 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 lunge 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 lunge can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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