how to pronounce picked


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of picked 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.

picked is pronounced in one syllable

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of picked

example pitch curve for pronunciation of picked


test your pronunciation of picked

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of picked

video examples of picked pronunciation

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

“… stuff etc it really picked up in the …”

meanings of picked


  1. Having a pike or spine on the back.
  2. Chosen; selected.
  3. Fine; spruce; smart; precise; dainty.
  4. Pointed; sharp.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of pick.

picked frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word picked occurs in english on average 93.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

words with pronunciation similar to picked


Did this page help you?