how to pronounce highlight


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of highlight 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.

highlight is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of highlight

example pitch curve for pronunciation of highlight


test your pronunciation of highlight

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of highlight

video examples of highlight pronunciation

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

“… for a bit of added highlight down the …”

meaning of highlight

Highlight means to draw attention to something.

highlight frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word highlight occurs in english on average 11.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics highlight 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 highlight can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with highlight


Did this page help you?