how to pronounce muppet


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the above transcription of muppet 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.

muppet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… hiv positive muppet to teach kids about …”

meanings of muppet


  1. One of a group of established puppet characters appearing on Sesame Street, including Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, Count von Count, and Cookie Monster.
  2. A type of puppet created by Jim Henson, the Jim Henson Company, or the Muppets Studio LLC, and popularized by Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, typically operated with one hand of the puppeteer inside the head and a rod or glove to move one arm of the puppet.
  3. An incompetent or foolish person.
  4. One of a group of established puppet characters acting as a sort of repertory company, which first appeared as a group on The Muppet Show and features Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and Gonzo.

muppet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word muppet occurs in english on average 1.7 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 muppet 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 muppet can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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