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mispronounce

verb mis·pro·nounce \ˌmis-prə-ˈnan(t)s\

: to pronounce (a word or name) incorrectly

Full Definition of MISPRONOUNCE

transitive verb
:  to pronounce incorrectly or in a way regarded as incorrect
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Examples of MISPRONOUNCE

  1. His name is often mispronounced.

First Known Use of MISPRONOUNCE

1593

Rhymes with MISPRONOUNCE

MISPRONOUNCE Defined for Kids

mispronounce

verb mis·pro·nounce \ˌmis-prə-ˈnans\
mis·pro·nouncedmis·pro·nounc·ing

Definition of MISPRONOUNCE for Kids

:  to say or make the sounds of incorrectly <mispronounce a word>

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