how to pronounce whacking


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the above transcription of whacking 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.

whacking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… material by whacking it with a hammer no …”

meanings of whacking


  1. Present participle of whack.


  1. Exceptionally large; whopping (often followed by an adjective such as great or big).


  1. A beating.

whacking frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word whacking occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

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

1) business and work;

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