how to pronounce typewriter


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typewriter is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… did to the typewriter oh think about …”

meanings of typewriter


  1. A prank in which fingers are jabbed roughly onto someone's chest followed by striking them over the ear in imitation of using an old-fashioned typewriter.
  2. A machine gun (from the noise it makes when firing).
  3. One who uses a typewriter; a typist.
  4. A device, at least partially mechanical, used to print text by pressing keys that cause type to be impressed through an inked ribbon onto paper.

typewriter frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word typewriter occurs in english on average 3.5 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.

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