Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

overpronounce

[oh-ver-pruh-nouns]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
verb (used with object), o·ver·pro·nounced, o·ver·pro·nounc·ing.
  1. to pronounce (a word, syllable, etc.) in an exaggerated, affected, or excessively careful manner.
Show More
verb (used without object), o·ver·pro·nounced, o·ver·pro·nounc·ing.
  1. to pronounce or speak overcarefully, affectedly, exaggeratedly, etc.: When he overpronounces that way, he seems to be patronizing his audience.
Show More

Origin of overpronounce

Related formso·ver·pro·nun·ci·a·tion [oh-ver-pruh-nuhn-see-ey-shuh n] /ˈoʊ vər prəˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən/, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018