how to pronounce торчать


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торчать is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of торчать in a speech by a native speaker of standard russian:

“… конечно мы увидим там торчать ушки …”

meanings of торчать


  1. To loiter, to stick around, to hang around.
  2. To feel a euphoria, to get a kick, to get high.
  3. To stick out, to protrude, to jut out.
  4. To stand on end, to bristle (of hair).

торчать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word торчать occurs in russian on average 1.4 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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