how to pronounce horseback


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the above transcription of horseback 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.

horseback is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… turned dictator riding horseback and …”

meanings of horseback


  1. A ridge of sand, gravel, and boulders.
  2. The back of a horse.


  1. On the back of a horse.

horseback frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word horseback occurs in english on average 2.1 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.

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