how to pronounce heyday


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the above transcription of heyday 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.

heyday is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in the heyday of evolutionary embryology …”

meanings of heyday


  1. A period of success, popularity, or power; prime.
  2. An exultation of the spirits; gaiety; frolic.


  1. An expression of frolic and exultation, and sometimes of wonder.
  2. A lively greeting.

heyday frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word heyday occurs in english on average 2.4 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 heyday 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 heyday can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with heyday


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