how to pronounce beatnik


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the above transcription of beatnik 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.

beatnik is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of beatnik in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the beatnik movement which counted a …”

meanings of beatnik


  1. A person who dresses in a manner that is not socially acceptable and therewith is supposed to reject conventional norms of thought and behavior; nonconformist in dress and behavior.
  2. A person associated with the Beat Generation of the 1950s and 1960s or its style.

beatnik frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word beatnik occurs in english on average 0.2 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 beatnik 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 beatnik can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to beatnik


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