how to pronounce scarlet


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the above transcription of scarlet 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.

scarlet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you will wear a Scarlet Letter as long …”

meanings of scarlet


  1. Of a bright red colour.
  2. Sinful or whorish.
  3. Tragic or disappointing.


  1. A brilliant red colour tinged with orange.
  2. Cloth of a scarlet color.


  1. To dye or tinge with scarlet.


  1. A female given name from English, a modern variant of Scarlett, or from the common noun scarlet.

scarlet frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word scarlet occurs in english on average 4.8 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.

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words that rhyme with scarlet


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