how to pronounce soapbox


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the above transcription of soapbox 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.

soapbox is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Charles I I have been on my soapbox on …”

meanings of soapbox


  1. A soapbox car.
  2. A crate for packing soap.
  3. Any physical or media platform which gives prominence to the person on it and the views they espouse.
  4. A talk about one's pet topic (or the topic itself), especially when only tangentially relevant to an ongoing discussion.


  1. To give a speech from (or as if from) a soapbox.

soapbox frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word soapbox occurs in english on average 1.3 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 soapbox 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 soapbox can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) leisure and entertainment;

4) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to soapbox


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