how to pronounce loggerhead


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loggerhead is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… constant loggerhead so you put in …”

meanings of loggerhead


  1. The loggerhead kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus), a bird endemic to the Caribbean and West Indies.
  2. (zoology) Used as the name of various animals with large heads.
  3. The loggerhead sea turtle or loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta), an oceanic turtle found throughout the world.
  4. The loggerhead duck or Falkland steamer duck (Tachyeres brachypterus; formerly Tachyeres cinereus), a species of steamer duck endemic to the Falkland Islands.
  5. The loggerhead musk turtle (Sternotherus minor), a large-headed turtle endemic to the United States.
  6. The rufous-tailed flycatcher (Myiarchus validus), a bird endemic to Jamaica.
  7. A thistle-like flowering plant of the genus Centaurea, particularly the common knapweed (Centaurea nigra).
  8. The loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus), a bird endemic to North America.
  9. A metal tool consisting of a long rod with a bulbous end that is made hot in a fire, then plunged into some material (such as pitch or a liquid) to melt or heat it.
  10. A stupid person; a blockhead, a dolt.
  11. A post on a whaling boat used to secure the harpoon rope.

loggerhead frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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