how to pronounce paramour


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the above transcription of paramour 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.

paramour is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… murdered by her paramour and the …”

meanings of paramour


  1. An illicit lover, either male or female.
  2. The Virgin Mary or Jesus Christ (when addressed by a person of the opposite sex).


  1. Passionately, out of sexual desire.

paramour frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word paramour occurs in english on average 0.2 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 paramour 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 paramour can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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