how to pronounce limpet


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the above transcription of limpet 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.

limpet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… just turn up at being a limpet chair who …”

meanings of limpet


  1. A small mollusc, of the family Patellidae with a conical shell found clinging to rocks in the intertidal zones of rocky shores.
  2. Someone clingy or dependent; someone disregarding or ignorant of another's personal space.

limpet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word limpet occurs in english on average 0.4 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 limpet 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 limpet can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to limpet


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