licking - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate licking

licking is hyphenated as lick-ing

How to pronounce licking

licking is pronounced ´lɪkɪŋ

Number of syllables in licking

The number of syllables in licking is 2

What part of speech in licking?

licking is a noun

How common in the word licking?

licking is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does licking convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'licking'

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Common collocations before 'licking'

back, began, down, face, finger, just, like, lip, look, now, sat, still, time, watch, will

Common collocations of 'licking'

back, began, beside, breast, close, closer, down, face, felt, finger, fire, just, last, like, lip, look, now, pass, red, right, sat, saw, side, star, start, still, sure, time, watch, will

Words with similar spelling to licking

lacking, liking, ticking, wicking

Common Noun Collocations of licking

altar, blood, boy, calf, chop, coal, cow, dog, eye, face, flame, fur, habit, hand, head, heap, heat, hell, leg, lip, minute, mouth, sore, tail, time, tongue, trouble, view, way, wound

Common Verb Collocations of licking

accept, be, begin, bite, can, chew, commence, die, escape, fall, get, give, go, keep, kiss, land, observe, prevent, scramble, see, smile, start, suck, suckle, swallow, take, wag, whisper, will, 's

Common Adverb Collocations of licking

as, away, deep, down, enough, first, not, now, occasionally, pretty, quite, singly, still, up, vehemently, well, sharply

Common Conjunction Collocations of licking

and, or