how to pronounce topping


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the above transcription of topping 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.

topping is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… we're topping it off with the best show …”

meanings of topping


  1. The tail of an artificial fly.
  2. Any food item added on top of another, such as sprinkles on ice cream or pepperoni on pizza.
  3. The act of cutting off the top of something.
  4. Either of the cables that support the ends of a spar or boom.
  5. The act of raising one extremity of a spar higher than the other.


  1. Wonderful.
  2. Assuming superiority; proud.


  1. Present participle of top.


  1. A surname​.

topping frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word topping occurs in english on average 10.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) business and work;

2) food and health;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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