how to pronounce wrecked


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the above transcription of wrecked 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.

wrecked is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that wrecked the entire city and made …”

meanings of wrecked


  1. Very intoxicated from alcohol and/or other drugs.
  2. Destroyed, usually in an accident; damaged to the point of unusability.
  3. Having been put in a dreadful or embarrassing situation; can range from being pwned in a game to being utterly defeated in an argument or publicly shamed with a stinging insult.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of wreck.

wrecked frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word wrecked occurs in english on average 1.9 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 wrecked 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 wrecked can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to wrecked


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