how to pronounce scamper


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the above transcription of scamper 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.

scamper is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… world scamper like sixteenth notes up …”

meanings of scamper


  1. A quick, light run.
  2. One who skimps or does slipshod work.


  1. To run quickly and lightly, especially in a playful or undignified manner.

scamper frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scamper occurs in english on average 0.4 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.

words that rhyme with scamper


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