how to pronounce nosing


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nosing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… fish nosing nuzzling his or her way out …”

meanings of nosing


  1. An animal's pushing or exploration with the nose.
  2. That part of the treadboard of a stair that projects over the riser.
  3. Any similar projection, such as the projecting edge of a moulding.


  1. Present participle of nose.

nosing frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word nosing occurs in english on average 0.2 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 nosing 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 nosing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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