how to pronounce gunk


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the above transcription of gunk 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.

gunk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… of some of this gunk thread sealant …”

meanings of gunk


  1. A member of the gunk subculture.
  2. Dirt or grime; any vague or unknown substance.
  3. A subculture of 21st century American males, combining elements of modern gothic culture with punk rock.


  1. To soil or make dirty.

gunk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gunk occurs in english on average 0.1 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 gunk 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 gunk can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to gunk


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