how to pronounce potluck


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the above transcription of potluck 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.

potluck is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… event or you know school potluck it was …”

meanings of potluck


  1. The last draft or portion of an alcoholic beverage in a pot or other drinking vessel.
  2. A shared meal consisting of whatever guests have brought (sometimes without prior arrangement); a potlatch; also, a dish of food brought to such a meal.
  3. A meal, especially one offered to a guest, consisting of whatever food is available.
  4. Whatever is available in a particular situation.

potluck frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word potluck occurs in english on average 1.9 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 potluck 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 potluck can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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