how to pronounce shortstop


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shortstop is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… or or a shortstop in baseball or a …”

meanings of shortstop


  1. The infield defensive player that stands between the second baseman and the third baseman.
  2. A player who is short of money.
  3. A nimble defender.

shortstop frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shortstop occurs in english on average 0.6 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 shortstop 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 shortstop can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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