how to pronounce scissor

/ˈsɪz.əɹ/

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scissor frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scissor occurs in english on average 0.5 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.

scissor is pronounced in two syllables

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sɪzəɹ

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

“… a v12 they promised scissor doors if …”

meanings of scissor

verb:

  1. To skate with one foot significantly in front of the other.
  2. To engage in scissoring (tribadism), a sexual act in which two women intertwine their legs and rub their vulvas against each other.
  3. To cut using, or as if using, scissors.
  4. To excise or expunge something from a text.
  5. To move something like a pair of scissors, especially the legs.
  6. To reproduce (text) as an excerpt, copy.

noun:

  1. Scissors.
  2. One blade on a pair of scissors.
  3. Used in certain noun phrases to denote a thing resembling the action of scissors, as scissor kick, scissor hold (wrestling), scissor jack.

words with pronunciation similar to scissor

sittersizzlersingersimmersizzlefizzlesiresmearbiddersear

words that rhyme with scissor

grazer

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