how to pronounce strop


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strop is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… together until you form acetyl strop and …”

meanings of strop


  1. A bad mood or temper (see stroppy.).
  2. A poor-quality or unsaleable diamond.
  3. A strap; more specifically a piece of leather or a substitute (notably canvas), or strip of wood covered with a suitable material, for honing a razor, in this sense also called razor strop.
  4. A piece of rope spliced into a circular wreath, and put round a block for hanging it.


  1. To mark a sequence of letters syntactically as having a special property, such as being a keyword, e.g. by enclosing in apostrophes as in 'foo' or writing in uppercase as in FOO.
  2. To hone (a razor) with a strop.
  3. To strap.

strop frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word strop 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

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