how to pronounce smirk


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the above transcription of smirk 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.

smirk is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… no cruft or smirk so Christmas becomes …”

meaning of smirk

Smirk is a facial expression that is usually accompanied by a slight upturn of the corners of the mouth.

smirk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word smirk occurs in english on average 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.

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

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to smirk


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