how to pronounce ricochet


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the above transcription of ricochet 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.

ricochet is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… like pop and ricochet all throughout the …”

meanings of ricochet


  1. A method of firing a projectile so that it skips along a surface.
  2. An instance of ricocheting; a glancing rebound.


  1. To operate upon by ricochet firing.
  2. To rebound off something wildly in a seemingly random direction.

ricochet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ricochet occurs in english on average 0.3 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 ricochet 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 ricochet can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to ricochet


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