how to pronounce thud


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the above transcription of thud 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.

thud is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… out with a little more of a thud and a …”

meanings of thud


  1. The sound of a dull impact.
  2. Republic F-105 Thunderchief jet ground attack fighter.


  1. To make the sound of a dull impact.

thud frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word thud occurs in english on average 1.8 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 thud 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 thud can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to thud


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