how to pronounce whist


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the above transcription of whist 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.

whist is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of whist


  1. A session of playing this card game.
  2. Any of several four-player card games, similar to bridge.


  1. To hush, shush, or whisht; to still.
  2. To become silent.


  1. Alternative spelling of whisht. Silence!, quiet!, hush!, shhh!, shush!.


  1. Silent, husht.

whist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word whist 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.

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