how to pronounce sophomore


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the above transcription of sophomore 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.

sophomore is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… i was in my sophomore year of uh college …”

meanings of sophomore


  1. Sophomoric.
  2. The second in a series, especially, the second of an artist's albums or the second of four years in a high school (tenth grade) or university.


  1. A three-year-old horse.
  2. A second-year undergraduate student in a college or university, or a second-year student in a four-year secondary school or high school.

sophomore frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sophomore 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.

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