how to pronounce ramshackle


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ramshackle is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of ramshackle


  1. In disrepair or disorder; poorly maintained; lacking upkeep, usually of buildings or vehicles. They stayed in a ramshackle cabin on the beach.


  1. To ransack.

ramshackle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ramshackle occurs in english on average 0.6 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 ramshackle 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 ramshackle can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to ramshackle


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