how to pronounce virago


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the above transcription of virago 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.

virago is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of virago


  1. A woman given to undue belligerence or ill manner at the slightest provocation.
  2. A woman who is scolding, domineering, or highly opinionated.
  3. A woman who is rough, loud, and aggressive.

virago frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word virago 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 virago 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 virago can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with virago


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