how to pronounce macaroni


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the above transcription of macaroni 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.

macaroni is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… meals in a box including macaroni and …”

meanings of macaroni


  1. A fop, a dandy; especially a young man in the 18th century who had travelled in Europe and who dressed and often spoke in an ostentatiously affected Continental manner.
  2. A type of pasta in the form of short tubes; sometimes loosely, pasta in general.

macaroni frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word macaroni occurs in english on average 3.8 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 macaroni 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 macaroni can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to macaroni


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