how to pronounce shack


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the above transcription of shack 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.

shack is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… water Shack I am Amy extra feet just …”

meanings of shack


  1. A shiftless fellow; a low, itinerant beggar; a vagabond; a tramp.
  2. Nuts which have fallen to the ground.
  3. The room from which a ham radio operator transmits.
  4. Any poorly constructed or poorly furnished building.
  5. Freedom to pasturage in order to feed upon shack.
  6. A crude, roughly built hut or cabin.
  7. Grain fallen to the ground and left after harvest.
  8. Bait that can be picked up at sea.


  1. To feed in stubble, or upon waste.
  2. To live (in or with); to shack up.
  3. To wander as a vagabond or tramp.
  4. To hibernate; to go into winter quarters.
  5. To shed or fall, as corn or grain at harvest.


  1. A surname​.

shack frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word shack occurs in english on average 3.4 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 shack 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 shack can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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