How to Pronounce licks?

Correct pronunciation for the word "licks" is [lˈɪks], [lˈɪks], [l_ˈɪ_k_s].

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"Licks" in context

Licks are a form of communication for animals, especially for cats and dogs. They can signify many different types of messages, such as friendship, comfort, affection, and a sign of dominance. The tongue is usually the organ used to lick, and it can be used to groom - like cats do - or to indicate acceptance, such as when a dog licks its owner's face.

It is believed that licks may help animals understand their environment and communicate with others. For example, cats may lick siblings to caress them, while dogs may lick each other to show friendship and social acceptance.

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Usage over time for licks:

This graph shows how "licks" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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