how to pronounce shuck


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the above transcription of shuck 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.

shuck is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… uh in talking to the t-shuck did he make …”

meanings of shuck


  1. The shell or husk, especially of grains (e.g. corn/maize) or nuts (e.g. walnuts).
  2. A fraud; a scam.
  3. A phony.


  1. To fool; to hoax.
  2. To remove the shuck from (walnuts, oysters, etc.).
  3. To remove (any outer covering).


  1. A surname​.

shuck frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shuck 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 shuck 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 shuck can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to shuck


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