how to pronounce stilt


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stilt is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of stilt


  1. Any of various wading birds of the genera Himantopus and Cladorhynchus, related to the avocet, that have extremely long legs and long thin bills.
  2. The handle of a plough.
  3. A crutch.
  4. A tall pillar or post used to support some structure; often above water.
  5. Either of two poles with footrests that allow someone to stand or walk above the ground; used mostly by entertainers.


  1. To raise on stilts, or as if on stilts.

stilt frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stilt occurs in english on average 0.3 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 stilt 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 stilt can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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