how to pronounce wimple


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wimple is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of wimple


  1. A ripple, as on the surface of water.
  2. A flag or streamer.
  3. A curve or bend.
  4. A cloth which usually covers the head and is worn around the neck and chin. It was worn by women in medieval Europe and is still worn by nuns in certain orders.
  5. A fold or pleat in cloth.


  1. To draw down; to lower, like a veil.
  2. To cover with a wimple.
  3. To cause to appear as if laid in folds or plaits; to cause to ripple or undulate.
  4. To flutter.

wimple frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wimple occurs in english on average 0.2 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 wimple 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 wimple can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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