how to pronounce smashing


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the above transcription of smashing 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.

smashing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… president obama was smashing that dummy …”

meanings of smashing


  1. Wonderful, very good or impressive.
  2. Serving to smash (something).


  1. Gerund: The action of the verb to smash.


  1. Present participle of smash.

smashing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word smashing occurs in english on average 3.9 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 smashing 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 smashing can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with smashing


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