how to pronounce ornery


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the above transcription of ornery 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.

ornery is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… very ornery like I had to chase these …”

meaning of ornery

Ornery means stubborn, irritable, or difficult to deal with.

ornery frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ornery occurs in english on average 0.8 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 ornery 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 ornery can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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