Definition of Mispronouncing

1. Verb. (present participle of mispronounce) ¹



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Definition of Mispronouncing

1. mispronounce [v] - See also: mispronounce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mispronouncing

misprocessing
misproduce
misproduced
misproduces
misproducing
misprogram
misprogramed
misprograming
misprogrammed
misprogramming
misprograms
mispronounce
mispronounced
mispronounces
mispronounciation
mispronouncing (current term)
mispronunciation
mispronunciations
misproportion
misproportioned
misproportioning
misproportions
misproud
mispunctuate
mispunctuated
mispunctuates
mispunctuating
misqueme
misquotation
misquotations

Literary usage of Mispronouncing

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1. Fundamentals of the English Language, Or, Orthography and Orthoepy: Designed by Frank Van Buren Irish (1888)
"mispronouncing. Few errors in language are more common, even among well-educated people, than the mispronunciation of words. Test yourself on a number of ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"The act of mispronouncing. mispronunciation (mis-prô-nun-si-â'shon), ». [< mis- + pronunciation.] '. The act of pronouncing incorrectly.— 2. ..."

3. Junior High School Literature by William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck (1920)
"Many of these words you may feel certain you know how to pronounce correctly; but perhaps you have been mispronouncing some of them. ..."

4. Psychologic Method in Teaching by William Arch McKeever (1909)
"The members of the class arise and read in turn, each one striving to read rapidly and without mispronouncing a word. After the reader is seated there is a ..."

5. Ohio Educational Monthly by Ohio Education Association (1879)
"We say that there is as much danger of mispronouncing ... if spelled traveler as there is of mispronouncing regretted if spelled regreted. ..."

6. Teaching to Read by James Laughlin Hughes (1909)
"... that represents his conception and his use of the word; and when corrected he would learn that he has been in the habit of mispronouncing the word. ..."

7. Every-day Errors of Speech by L. P. Meredith (1874)
"... some of the advance pages of this work: " I am absolutely filled with astonishment to see how many simple words I have been mispronouncing all my life, ..."

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