how to pronounce pasty


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the above transcription of pasty 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.

pasty is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a tasty Cornish pasty this is a …”

meanings of pasty


  1. Pale, lacking colour, having a pallor.
  2. Like paste, sticky.
  3. White-skinned.


  1. A small item of clothing that conceals little more than the nipple of a woman's breast, primarily worn by female exotic dancers.
  2. A type of seasoned meat and vegetable hand pie, usually of a semicircular shape.

pasty frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pasty 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.

topics pasty 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 pasty can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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