how to pronounce plush


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the above transcription of plush 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.

plush is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… number one Jamie you have plush number …”

meanings of plush


  1. Very extravagant.
  2. Very expensive, or appearing expensive; opulent, luxurious.
  3. Having a soft, fluffy exterior.


  1. A plush toy.
  2. A textile fabric with a nap or shag on one side, longer and softer than the nap of velvet.

plush frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word plush occurs in english on average 1.7 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.

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