how to pronounce kazoo


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the above transcription of kazoo 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.

kazoo is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… it was only in 1950 that kazoo kohiga …”

meanings of kazoo


  1. A simple musical instrument (membranophone) consisting of a pipe with a hole in it, producing a buzzing sound when the player hums into it.


  1. To play the kazoo.

kazoo frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kazoo occurs in english on average 0 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 kazoo 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 kazoo can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to kazoo


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