how to pronounce fishtail


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the above transcription of fishtail 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.

fishtail is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… yay I've done a fishtail braid you like …”

meanings of fishtail


  1. The skidding of the back of a vehicle from side to side.
  2. A kind of chisel with a flared blade.
  3. The tail of a fish, or an object resembling this.


  1. To swing the back of a vehicle (originally an aircraft) from side to side.
  2. To cause the back of (a vehicle) to swing from side to side.
  3. To move with the tail swinging from side to side in this way.

fishtail frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fishtail occurs in english on average 0.1 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 fishtail 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 fishtail can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to fishtail


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