how to pronounce plucked


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the above transcription of plucked 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.

plucked is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… mother she plucked the feathers down …”

meanings of plucked


  1. Having courage and spirit; plucky.
  2. Having had these items removed by plucking.
  3. Played by plucking.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of pluck.

plucked frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word plucked occurs in english on average 2.6 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 plucked 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 plucked can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to plucked


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