verb (used with or without object), mis·pro·nounced, mis·pro·nounc·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mispronouncemis·pro·nounc·er, nounmis·pro·nun·ci·a·tion [mis-pruh-nuhn-see-ey-shuh n] /ˌmɪs prəˌnʌn siˈeɪ ʃən/, noun
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On Tuesday night, David Letterman titled his Top Ten list "Top Ten Ways to Mispronounce Idina Menzel."John Travolta and the Birth of the Adele Dazeem Phenomenon|Amy Zimmerman|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To mispronounce a word because it is misspelt is only indirectly an error of orthoepy.The English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
There were two lines in it which I am going to mispronounce; but you are not Scotch, so I don't care for you, uncle, darling.Love Me Little, Love Me Long|Charles Reade
Mother says I mispronounce awfully, and it's because I read so much to myself.Eyebright|Susan Coolidge
As if that were not wild enough, they mispronounce it atrociously.Ruggles of Red Gap|Harry Leon Wilson
It is common to hear English-speakers mispronounce the words Buddha and Buddhism.Buddhism, In its Connexion With Brahmanism and Hinduism, and In Its Contrast with Christianity|Sir Monier Monier-Williams