how to pronounce weevil


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weevil is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… grubs the larvae of the palm weevil to …”

meanings of weevil


  1. Any of several small herbivorous beetles in the family Curculionidae belonging to the superfamily Curculionoidea.
  2. Any of several small herbivorous beetles in the superfamily Curculionoidea, many having a distinctive snout.
  3. Any of several similar but more distantly related beetles such as the biscuit weevil (Stegobium paniceum).
  4. A loathsome person.

weevil frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word weevil occurs in english on average 0.1 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 weevil 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 weevil can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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