how to pronounce reptilian


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reptilian is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… back to our reptilian brain as do most …”

meanings of reptilian


  1. Of or relating to the members of the class Reptilia.
  2. Reptilelike.
  3. Unthinking, low, base, contemptible.
  4. Cold-blooded, treacherous, unavoidably selfish and hostile.


  1. A reptilian person, especially (ethnic slur) a Jew.
  2. A reptilian alien, especially (ufology, often capitalized) of a shapeshifting race purported to secretly control the world.
  3. A reptilian animal: a reptile.

reptilian frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word reptilian occurs in english on average 0.9 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 reptilian 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 reptilian can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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