how to pronounce mallet


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the above transcription of mallet 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.

mallet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… chisel and mallet marks are still …”

meanings of mallet


  1. A light beetle with a long handle used in playing croquet.
  2. A small hammer-like tool used for playing certain musical instruments.
  3. A weapon resembling the tool, but typically much larger.
  4. A type of hammer with a larger-than-usual head made of wood, rubber or similar non-iron material, used by woodworkers for driving a tool, such as a chisel. A kind of maul.
  5. A type of articulated locomotive, in which there are two powered trucks, with the rear truck being rigidly attached to the main body and boiler of the locomotive, while the front powered truck is attached to the rear by a hinge, so that it may swing from side to side, and with the front end of the boiler resting upon a sliding bearing on the swinging front truck.
  6. The stick used to strike the ball in the sport of polo.


  1. To beat or strike with a mallet.


  1. Often the malicious party in examples of threat scenarios. See Alice and Bob.

mallet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mallet occurs in english on average 0.7 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 mallet 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 mallet can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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