how to pronounce supple


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the above transcription of supple 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.

supple is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sabil roberts this supple robbers …”

meanings of supple


  1. Pliant, flexible, easy to bend.
  2. Lithe and agile when moving and bending.
  3. Compliant; yielding to the will of others.


  1. To make or become supple.
  2. To make compliant, submissive, or obedient.


  1. A surname​.

supple frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word supple occurs in english on average 1.8 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.

words that rhyme with supple


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