how to pronounce fillip


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fillip is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of fillip


  1. To project quickly; to snap.
  2. To strike, project, or propel with a fillip (that is, a finger released quickly after being pressed against the thumb); to flick.
  3. To strike or tap smartly.
  4. To drive as if by a fillip (noun sense 1); to excite, stimulate, whet.
  5. To make a fillip (noun sense 1) (with the fingers).


  1. A smart strike or tap made using this action, or by other means.
  2. Something that excites or stimulates.
  3. Something unimportant, a trifle; also, the brief time it takes to flick one's finger (see noun sense 1); a jiffy.
  4. The action of holding the tip of a finger against the thumb and then releasing it with a snap; a flick.

fillip frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fillip occurs in english on average 0.7 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 fillip 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 fillip can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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