[ kuh-koh-uh-pee ]
/ kəˈkoʊ ə pi /
noun, plural ca·co·e·pies.
incorrect pronunciation or an instance of this; mispronunciation (opposed to orthoepy).
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Also Older Spelling, ca·co·ë·py .
Origin of cacoepy
OTHER WORDS FROM cacoepyca·co·e·pist, nounca·co·e·pis·tic, adjective
Words nearby cacoepy
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British Dictionary definitions for cacoepy
/ (kəˈkəʊɪpɪ) /
bad or mistaken pronunciation
Derived forms of cacoepycacoepistic (kəˌkəʊɪˈpɪstɪk), adjective
Word Origin for cacoepy
C19: from Greek kakoepeia
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