how to pronounce sleet


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the above transcription of sleet 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.

sleet is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… can deal with spitting sleet and then …”

meanings of sleet


  1. Part of a mortar extending from the chamber to the trunnions.
  2. A smooth coating of ice formed on ground or other objects by freezing rain.
  3. A mixture of rain and snow.
  4. Pellets of ice made of mostly frozen raindrops or refrozen melted snowflakes.


  1. To be in a state in which sleet is falling.

sleet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sleet occurs in english on average 1.3 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 sleet 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 sleet can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to sleet


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