how to pronounce wonky


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the above transcription of wonky 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.

wonky is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… a wonky baseline number but the bottom …”

meanings of wonky


  1. Lopsided, misaligned or off-centre.
  2. Technically worded, in the style of jargon.
  3. Generally incorrect.
  4. Feeble, shaky or rickety.
  5. Suffering from intermittent bugs.


  1. A subgenre of electronic music employing unstable rhythms, complex time signatures, and mid-range synths.

wonky frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word wonky occurs in english on average 3.3 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 wonky 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 wonky can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to wonky


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