how to pronounce thimble


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the above transcription of thimble 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.

thimble is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… than a thimble but i'm less hard to push …”

meanings of thimble


  1. A pitted, now usually metal, cap for the fingers, used in sewing to push the needle.
  2. A ring of metal or rope used in a ship's rigging; it is a protection against chafing.
  3. A thimbleful.
  4. A similarly shaped socket in machinery.

thimble frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word thimble 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.

topics thimble 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 thimble can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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