how to pronounce gaslight


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the above transcription of gaslight 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.

gaslight is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… primarily sell at Gaslight could be used …”

meanings of gaslight


  1. A lamp which operates by burning piped illuminating gas.
  2. The light produced by the burning gas in such a lamp.


  1. To manipulate (someone) psychologically such that they question their own memory, perception, and sanity, thereby evoking in them cognitive dissonance and low self-esteem.

gaslight frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gaslight occurs in english on average 0.2 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 gaslight 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 gaslight can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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