how to pronounce teasing


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the above transcription of teasing 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.

teasing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… and she's um even teasing you about …”

meanings of teasing


  1. Present participle of tease.


  1. The act of teasing; making fun of or making light of.

teasing frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word teasing occurs in english on average 4.8 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 teasing 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 teasing can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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