how to pronounce showboat


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showboat is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and set on a mississippi showboat it …”

meanings of showboat


  1. A river steamboat having a resident theatre.
  2. A showoff.


  1. To show off.

showboat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word showboat occurs in english on average 0.1 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 showboat 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 showboat can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to showboat


words that rhyme with showboat


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