how to pronounce shimmer

/ˈʃɪm.əɹ/

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shimmer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word shimmer occurs in english on average 0.1 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.

shimmer is pronounced in two syllables

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ʃɪməɹ

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

“… freshness and shimmer but he also …”

meanings of shimmer

noun:

  1. A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining.
  2. A measure of the irregularities in the loudness of a particular pitch over time.

verb:

  1. To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly.

words with pronunciation similar to shimmer

simmershippershivertickertillerlimotitterfissuresimperchamfer

words that rhyme with shimmer

glimmerstrimmersimmerswimmer

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