how to pronounce foible


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The above transcription of foible 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.

foible is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of foible


  1. Part of a sword between the middle and the point, weaker than the forte.
  2. A quirk, idiosyncrasy, or mannerism; unusual habit or way (usage is typically plural), that is slightly strange or silly.
  3. A weakness or failing of character.


  1. Weak; feeble.

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