- to pronounce incorrectly.
Origin of mispronounce
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Examples from the Web for mispronunciation
An archaism for a channel of the sea, and not a mispronunciation of race (which see).The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
This is the present mispronunciation of Jacques prevalent in Warwickshire.The Shakespearean Myth
She could not even trouble herself about Granny's mispronunciation just then.The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe</p>
Amanda Minnie Douglas
Mispronunciation, of course, is not the only mannerism of speech that may be availed of.The Technique of Fiction Writing
Robert Saunders Dowst
Their patience and eagerness in trying to correct a mispronunciation were touching.
- to pronounce (a word) wrongly
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Word Origin and History for mispronunciation
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