how to pronounce caitiff


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caitiff is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of caitiff


  1. A base or despicable person; a wretch.
  2. A villain, a coward or wretch.
  3. A captive or prisoner, particularly a galley slave.


  1. Especially despicable; cowardly.

caitiff frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word caitiff occurs in english on average 0 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.

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