- to pronounce (a word, syllable, etc.) in an exaggerated, affected, or excessively careful manner.
- to pronounce or speak overcarefully, affectedly, exaggeratedly, etc.: When he overpronounces that way, he seems to be patronizing his audience.
Origin of overpronounce
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