how to pronounce mist


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the above transcription of mist 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.

mist is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… really simple spray some mist on my face …”

meanings of mist


  1. To be covered by tears.
  2. To cover with a mist.
  3. To form mist.
  4. Alternative form of MST (to mock a work by inserting annotations).
  5. To spray fine droplets on, particularly of water.


  1. Anything that dims, darkens, or hinders vision.
  2. A layer of fine droplets or particles.
  3. Water or other liquid finely suspended in air.


  1. Acronym of Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey.

mist frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mist occurs in english on average 11.4 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 mist 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 mist can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to mist


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