how to pronounce highwayman


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the above transcription of highwayman 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.

highwayman is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… done by another highwayman called john …”

meanings of highwayman


  1. A person usually mounted on horseback who robbed travelers on public roads.

highwayman frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word highwayman occurs in english on average 0.5 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 highwayman 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 highwayman can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to highwayman


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