how to pronounce clunk


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the above transcription of clunk 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.

clunk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… gonna have that sheer drop clunk dunk …”

meanings of clunk


  1. The sound of liquid coming out of a bottle, etc.; a glucking sound.
  2. A dull, metallic sound, especially one made by two bodies coming into contact.


  1. To make such a sound.

clunk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word clunk 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 clunk 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 clunk can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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