how to pronounce skittle


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the above transcription of skittle 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.

skittle is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of skittle


  1. To knock down.
  2. To beat comprehensively.
  3. To play skittles.


  1. One of the wooden targets used in skittles.

skittle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skittle occurs in english on average 0.2 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 skittle 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 skittle can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words that rhyme with skittle


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