how to pronounce lint


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lint is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… off lint off …”

meanings of lint


  1. A fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth; used for dressing wounds.
  2. The fibrous coat of thick hairs covering the seeds of the cotton plant.
  3. Raw cotton ready for baling.
  4. Clinging fuzzy fluff that clings to fabric or accumulates in one's pockets or navel etc.


  1. To perform a static check on (source code) to detect stylistic or programmatic errors.


  1. A surname​.

lint frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lint 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 lint 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 lint can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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