how to pronounce syllabub


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the above transcription of syllabub 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.

syllabub is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of syllabub


  1. Something lacking substance; something frothy, insubstantial, or lightweight.
  2. A drink dating back to the 16th century consisting primarily of milk curdled with an alcoholic beverage or some acid such as lemon juice, which is usually then sweetened and spiced.
  3. Also everlasting syllabub or solid syllabub: a dessert pudding derived from the drink.

syllabub frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word syllabub occurs in english on average 0.5 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 syllabub 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 syllabub can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) food and health;

words with pronunciation similar to syllabub


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