how to pronounce polo


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the above transcription of polo 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.

polo is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… consisted of khakis and polo shirts very …”

meanings of polo


  1. A dress shirt.
  2. A ball game where two teams of players on horseback use long-handled mallets to propel the ball along the ground and into their opponent's goal.
  3. A Spanish gypsy dance characterized by energetic movements of the body while the feet merely shuffle or glide, with unison singing and rhythmic clapping of hands.
  4. A polo shirt.
  5. The ice polo, one of the ancestors of ice hockey; a similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor, by players wearing skates.


  1. Shouted by a player of the game Marco Polo. Compare Marco.

polo frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word polo occurs in english on average 2.5 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 polo 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 polo can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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