- the study of correct pronunciation.
- customary pronunciation (opposed to cacoepy).
Origin of orthoepy
Related Words for orthoepyutterance, accent, diction, enunciation, articulation, twang, elocution, speech, drawl, phonetics, phonology, syllabification, phonemics, orthoepy
Examples from the Web for orthoepy
Historical Examples of orthoepy
The following list is from Nares' Orthoepy, a work to which the reader is referred.
To mispronounce a word because it is misspelt is only indirectly an error of orthoepy.
It is so arranged as to teach orthography and orthoepy simultaneously.Lee's Last Campaign
John C. Gorman
The orthography is according to Jack's orthoepy, for there are various spellings of the word.Gwen Wynn
Many of the words in most books on orthoepy are very rarely mispronounced, and they serve only to cumber the work.A Manual of Pronunciation
- the study of correct or standard pronunciation