how to pronounce shortcake


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the above transcription of shortcake 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.

shortcake is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… lizzy's um strawberry shortcake and she …”

meanings of shortcake


  1. A sweet cake or biscuit (crumbly leavened bread) typically made with flour, sugar, salt, butter, milk or cream, and sometimes eggs, and leavened with baking powder or baking soda.
  2. A dessert made with such a cake, typically having layers of cream and fruit.

shortcake frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shortcake occurs in english on average 1.5 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 shortcake 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 shortcake can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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