how to pronounce peripatetic

/ˌpɛɹəpəˈtɛtɪk/

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peripatetic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word peripatetic occurs in english on average 0.3 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.

peripatetic is pronounced in five syllables

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pɛɹəpətɛtɪk

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

“… I'm peripatetic and it doesn't talk back …”

meanings of peripatetic

adjective:

  1. Tending to walk about.
  2. Having to do with Aristotle, his philosophy, or the school of thought which he founded -- from the practice of conducting philosophical conversations while taking a walk.
  3. Of or pertaining to the philosophy or methods of Aristotle, or to his followers.
  4. Constantly travelling; itinerant; nomadic.

noun:

  1. One who accepts the philosophy of Aristotle or his school; an Aristotelian.
  2. A disciple of Aristotle; an Aristotelian.
  3. One who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant.

words with pronunciation similar to peripatetic

paraplegic

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