how to pronounce stiletto


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stiletto is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… called the stiletto network that …”

meanings of stiletto


  1. An awl.
  2. A rapier.
  3. A beard trimmed into a pointed form.
  4. A small, slender knife or dagger-like weapon intended for stabbing.
  5. A woman's shoe with a tall, slender heel (called a stiletto heel).


  1. Sharp and narrow like a stiletto.


  1. To attack or kill with a stiletto (dagger).

stiletto frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stiletto occurs in english on average 0.6 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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