overpronounce

verb

Definition of overpronounce

transitive verb

: to give an exaggerated, affected, or unnaturally accented pronunciation to (as in \ˈgu̇dēˌnəf\ instead of \ˈgu̇dᵊnˌəf\ for good enough)

intransitive verb

: to overpronounce a word, phrase, or other speech element

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“Overpronounce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overpronounce. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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