how to pronounce mountebank


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the above transcription of mountebank 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.

mountebank is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… charlatans and mountebank sell their …”

meanings of mountebank


  1. An acrobat.
  2. One who sells by deception; a con artist; a charlatan.
  3. One who sells dubious medicines.


  1. To cheat by boasting and false pretenses.
  2. To act as a mountebank.

mountebank frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mountebank occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

topics mountebank 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 mountebank can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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