how to pronounce plummet


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plummet is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… temperatures here may plummet to minus …”

meanings of plummet


  1. A decline; a fall; a drop.
  2. A piece of lead formerly used by school children to rule paper for writing (that is, to mark with rules, with lines).
  3. Violent or dramatic fall.
  4. A plummet line, a line with a plummet; a sounding line.
  5. A piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water, a plumb bob or a plumb line.
  6. Hence, any weight.


  1. To drop swiftly, in a direct manner; to fall quickly.

plummet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word plummet occurs in english on average 0.7 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 plummet 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 plummet can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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