how to pronounce whisker


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the above transcription of whisker 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.

whisker is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… you away to the event the whisker you …”

meanings of whisker


  1. A hair of the beard.
  2. A graphic element that shows the maxima and minima in a box plot.
  3. The (very small) distance between two things.
  4. One who, or that which, whisks, or moves with a quick, sweeping motion.
  5. A small tendril that forms on metal.
  6. That part of the beard which grows upon the sides of the face, usually of the male, or upon the chin, or upon both.
  7. Spreaders from the bows to spread the bowsprit shrouds.
  8. One of the long, projecting hairs growing at the sides of the mouth of a cat, or other animal.

whisker frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word whisker occurs in english on average 0.4 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 whisker 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 whisker can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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