how to pronounce gargoyle


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the above transcription of gargoyle 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.

gargoyle is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… such as a gargoyle coming out of a …”

meanings of gargoyle


  1. A fictional winged monster.
  2. An ugly woman.
  3. Any decorative carved grotesque figure on a building.
  4. A carved grotesque figure on a spout which conveys water away from the gutters.

gargoyle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gargoyle occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

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