how to pronounce pigtail


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the above transcription of pigtail 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.

pigtail is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… when i did the pigtail and i put in a …”

meanings of pigtail


  1. The tail of a pig.
  2. Either of two braids or "tails" on the side of the head.
  3. The flamingo flower.
  4. A twisted piece of tobacco.
  5. A braided plait of hair.
  6. Twisted stent terminal; Stent-end, usually but not necessarily a different fastened part.
  7. A cable that has a connector at one end, and loose wires on the other.

pigtail frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

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

1) business and work;

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