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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An instance of saying incorrectly.

Usage examples (32)
  • A mispronunciation of a scientific word can change the whole outcome of an experiment.
  • Shakespeare, he regards as an author whose English ought to be corrected; and he became furious over what he called the mispronunciation of "apotheosis," which he said
  • Supposedly the French enjoyed this native form of music and had it performed often at weddings - thus the word was rumored to be a mispronunciation of the French word...
  • But a mispronunciation is a sign of stupidity. for more
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