how to pronounce surfer


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the above transcription of surfer 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.

surfer is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… for a good surfer right uh I'm not great …”

meanings of surfer


  1. A duck, the surf scoter (Melanitta perspicillata).
  2. A person who surfs the Internet.
  3. A person who rides a surfboard.

surfer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word surfer occurs in english on average 1.4 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 surfer 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 surfer can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to surfer


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