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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To say or speak incorrectly.

Usage examples (38)
  • The teacher always tries hard not to mispronounce names on the first day of school.
  • Often people in Arabic mispronounce the word Qisas as "qasas" which has a different etymology.
  • Any parent knows the joy of hearing a child mispronounce a word.
  • If you've read this far down in the comments then you've seen many examples of the way we "mispronounce" names of Spanish origin. for more
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