how to pronounce naysayer


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the above transcription of naysayer 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.

naysayer is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… one naysayer left a rather stinging …”

meanings of naysayer


  1. One who consistently denies, criticizes, or doubts; a detractor.

naysayer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word naysayer occurs in english on average 0 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 naysayer 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 naysayer can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to naysayer


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