how to pronounce riddled


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the above transcription of riddled 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.

riddled is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… but they're riddled with that absolutely …”

meanings of riddled


  1. Damaged throughout by holes.
  2. Taking a noun complement that precedes the adjective, forming a compound.
  3. Taking a noun complement construed with the preposition with.
  4. Having (something) spread throughout, as if by an infestation.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of riddle.

riddled frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word riddled occurs in english on average 2.3 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 riddled 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 riddled can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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