how to pronounce gingerbread


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the above transcription of gingerbread 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.

gingerbread is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… we've got Christmas gingerbread tea cake …”

meanings of gingerbread


  1. Something ersatz; something showy but insubstantial.
  2. A flamboyant Victorian-era architectural style.
  3. A type of cake whose main flavoring is ginger.

gingerbread frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to gingerbread


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