how to pronounce sloop


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the above transcription of sloop 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.

sloop is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Royal Navy sloop HMS amethyst during the …”

meanings of sloop


  1. A sloop-of-war, smaller than a frigate, larger than a corvette.
  2. A sailing warship, smaller than a frigate, with its guns all on one deck.
  3. A single-masted sailboat with only one headsail.


  1. A surname​.

sloop frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sloop 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.

topics sloop 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 sloop can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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