how to pronounce spock


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the above transcription of spock 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.

spock is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… hi t Spock master here from kvie public …”

meanings of spock


  1. Ellipsis of Mr. Spock An asteroid in Main Belt, Solar System.
  2. An American surname anglicized from the Dutch Spaak.
  3. In Star Trek, a Starfleet commander and science officer of the USS Enterprise, especially known for his Vulcan logic, reason, and stoicism and his distinctive pointed ears.


  1. The Vulcan salute when used in rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock, a handshape that beats rock and scissors and loses to lizard and paper.
  2. A person or character like a Star Trek Vulcan; someone resembling Star Trek's character Spock.


  1. To play the Vulcan salute hand.

spock frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word spock occurs in english on average 2.2 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.

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