how to pronounce coot


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the above transcription of coot 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.

coot is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… gummy old coot commits an act of murder …”

meanings of coot


  1. A success; something excellent.
  2. A foolish or eccentric fellow.
  3. Body louse (Pediculus humanus).
  4. Any of various aquatic birds of the genus Fulica that are mainly black with a prominent frontal shield on the forehead.

coot frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word coot occurs in english on average 0.3 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 coot 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 coot can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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