- the study of correct pronunciation.
- customary pronunciation (opposed to cacoepy).
Also Older Spelling, or·tho·ë·py.
Origin of orthoepy
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- the study of correct or standard pronunciation
Word Origin for orthoepy
C17: from Greek orthoepeia, from ortho- straight + epos word
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