how to pronounce thrash


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the above transcription of thrash 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.

thrash is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… his cane and he would thrash the boys …”

meanings of thrash


  1. In computer architecture, to cause poor performance of a virtual memory (or paging) system.
  2. To defeat utterly.
  3. To thresh.
  4. To move about wildly or violently; to flail; to labour.
  5. To extensively test a software system, giving a program various inputs and observing the behavior and outputs that result.
  6. To beat mercilessly.


  1. A beat or blow; the sound of beating.
  2. Thrash metal.


  1. A surname​.

thrash frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word thrash 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.

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

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

words with pronunciation similar to thrash


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