how to pronounce glint


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the above transcription of glint 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.

glint is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… can jenny campbell spot a glint of hope …”

meanings of glint


  1. To glance; to peep forth, as a flower from the bud; to glitter.
  2. To cause to flash or gleam; to reflect.
  3. To dry; to wither.
  4. To flash or gleam briefly.


  1. A short flash of light.


  1. Not sharp; dull.

glint frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word glint occurs in english on average 2.2 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 glint 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 glint can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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