how to pronounce steamboat


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the above transcription of steamboat 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.

steamboat is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… the 1928 cartoon Steamboat Willie …”

meanings of steamboat


  1. Hot pot (Chinese dish).
  2. A boat or vessel propelled by steam power.


  1. To travel by steamboat.

steamboat frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word steamboat occurs in english on average 0.4 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 steamboat 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 steamboat can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to steamboat


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