how to pronounce scissor


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the above transcription of scissor 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.

scissor is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… uh scissor tail uh mike morgan our chief …”

meanings of scissor


  1. To skate with one foot significantly in front of the other.
  2. To engage in scissoring (tribadism), a sexual act in which two women intertwine their legs and rub their vulvas against each other.
  3. To cut using, or as if using, scissors.
  4. To excise or expunge something from a text.
  5. To move something like a pair of scissors, especially the legs.
  6. To reproduce (text) as an excerpt, copy.


  1. Scissors.
  2. One blade on a pair of scissors.
  3. Used in certain noun phrases to denote a thing resembling the action of scissors, as scissor kick, scissor hold (wrestling), scissor jack.

scissor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scissor occurs in english on average 0.7 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 scissor 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 scissor can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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