how to pronounce scuttlebutt


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scuttlebutt is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of scuttlebutt


  1. A butt with a scuttle, a keg of drinking water with a hole cut in it, on board ship.
  2. Gossip, rumour, idle chatter.

scuttlebutt frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scuttlebutt occurs in english on average 0.2 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 scuttlebutt 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 scuttlebutt can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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