how to pronounce toast


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the above transcription of toast 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.

toast is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… those banks are toast they don't need …”

meanings of toast


  1. Extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
  2. Toasted bread.
  3. A person, group, or notable object to which a salutation with alcohol is made; a person or group held in similar esteem.
  4. Something that will be no more; something subject to impending destruction, harm or injury.
  5. A proposed salutation (e.g. to say "cheers") while drinking alcohol.
  6. A transient, informational pop-up window.


  1. To grill, lightly cook by browning specifically under a grill or in a toaster.
  2. To lightly cook by browning via direct exposure to a fire or other heat source.
  3. To engage in a salutation and/or accompanying raising of glasses while drinking alcohol in honor of someone or something.
  4. To warm thoroughly.
  5. To perform extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.


  1. Initialism of The Oversized-Attribute Storage Technique: a mechanism in PostgreSQL that allows rows of data to exceed the normal maximum size by splitting off part of the data into an auxiliary table.

toast frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word toast occurs in english on average 16.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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