how to pronounce waving


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the above transcription of waving 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.

waving is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… recreate the waving effect of this first …”

meanings of waving


  1. The motion of something that waves.
  2. Repeated moving of arms or hands to signal.


  1. Present participle of wave.

waving frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word waving occurs in english on average 6.6 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.

words that rhyme with waving


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