how to pronounce picky


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the above transcription of picky 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.

picky is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… who can be a picky eater told her after …”

meaning of picky

Picky means being very careful about what one eats or drinks.

picky frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word picky occurs in english on average 5.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to picky


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