how to pronounce nigel


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the above transcription of nigel 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.

nigel is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… she appeared on nigel slater's real food …”

meanings of nigel


  1. A person, usually male, who is unpopular with their peers, unfashionable, socially awkward and/or introverted.
  2. An English person.


  1. A male given name from Latin, of mostly British usage.

nigel frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word nigel occurs in english on average 3.7 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.

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