how to pronounce gibbet


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gibbet is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of gibbet


  1. A human-shaped structure made of iron bands designed to publicly display the corpse of an executed criminal.
  2. An upright post with a crosspiece used for execution and subsequent public display.
  3. The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended; the jib.


  1. To expose (someone) to ridicule or scorn.
  2. To execute (someone), or display (a body), on a gibbet.

gibbet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gibbet 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.

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