how to pronounce nightcap


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the above transcription of nightcap 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.

nightcap is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… not sure it's not like a nightcap like a …”

meanings of nightcap


  1. A beverage drunk before bed that is usually alcoholic.
  2. Something the person reads or listens to before bed.
  3. A cap drawn over the face of the condemned person before they are hanged.
  4. A warm cloth cap worn while sleeping, often with pajamas, being common attire in northern Europe before effective home heating became widespread.
  5. The final match of a sporting contest, especially the second game of a baseball doubleheader.

nightcap frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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