how to pronounce fib


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the above transcription of fib 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.

fib is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… that's a bit of a fib it would be 1 over …”

meanings of fib


  1. A lie, especially one that is more or less inconsequential.
  2. A liar.
  3. A kind of experimental poem where the number of syllables in each line is the next succeeding Fibonacci number.
  4. Abbreviation of focused ion beam.
  5. The fibula.


  1. To lie, especially more or less inconsequentially.
  2. To punch, especially a series of punches in rapid succession; to beat; to hit; to strike.

fib frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to fib


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