how to pronounce swank


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swank is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… may get to ask Hillary Swank Clinton a …”

meanings of swank


  1. A fashionably elegant person.
  2. Ostentation; bravado.


  1. Fashionably elegant, posh.


  1. To swagger, to show off.


  1. A surname​.

swank frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word swank occurs in english on average 0.8 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 swank 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 swank can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to swank


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