how to pronounce lurking


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the above transcription of lurking 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.

lurking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… so if that lurking is going on if you …”

meanings of lurking


  1. Present participle of lurk.


  1. The act of one who lurks.

lurking frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word lurking occurs in english on average 6.2 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.

topics lurking 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 lurking can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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