how to pronounce gob


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the above transcription of gob 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.

gob is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… and gob are forecasting a further eight …”

meanings of gob


  1. The mouth.
  2. A lump of soft or sticky material.
  3. A whoopee pie.
  4. A sailor.
  5. Waste material in old mine workings, goaf.
  6. Saliva or phlegm.


  1. To gather into a lump.
  2. To spit, especially to spit phlegm.
  3. To pack away waste material in order to support the walls of the mine.

gob frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gob occurs in english on average 0.6 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 gob 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 gob can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to gob


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