how to pronounce rusty


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the above transcription of rusty 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.

rusty is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… very rusty now Cody's gonna find bottle …”

meaning of rusty

Rusty means covered with a layer of decay, not good.

rusty frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word rusty occurs in english on average 7.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rusty 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 rusty can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to rusty


words that rhyme with rusty


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