mispronunciation


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mis·pro·nounce

 (mĭs′prə-nouns′)
v. mis·pro·nounced, mis·pro·nounc·ing, mis·pro·nounc·es
v.tr.
To pronounce badly or incorrectly.
v.intr.
To make a poor pronunciation.

mis′pro·nun′ci·a′tion (-nŭn′sē-ā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mispronunciation - incorrect pronunciationmispronunciation - incorrect pronunciation    
pronunciation - the manner in which someone utters a word; "they are always correcting my pronunciation"
Translations
خَطَأ في اللفْظ
špatná výslovnost
forkert udtale
helytelen kiejtés
rangur framburîur
zlá výslovnosť
yanlış telâffuz

mispronunciation

[ˌmɪsprənʌnsɪˈeɪʃən] Nmala pronunciación f

mispronunciation

mispronunciation

[ˈmɪsprəˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃn] npronuncia errata
a mispronounciation → un errore di pronuncia

mispronounce

(misprəˈnauns) verb
to pronounce (words etc) wrongly.
ˈmisproˌnunciˈation (-nansi-) noun
References in classic literature ?
"Swineburne," he repeated, with the same mispronunciation. "The poet."
'Oh!' she replied, 'I don't wish to limit his acquirements: still, he has no right to appropriate what is mine, and make it ridiculous to me with his vile mistakes and mispronunciations! Those books, both prose and verse, are consecrated to me by other associations; and I hate to have them debased and profaned in his mouth!
Clearly Steve's mispronunciation and exaggerated dropping of aitches add to the eccentricity of him and the evening, but his pleasant demeanour seems to conquer these obstacles.
He even has his own nickname of "Iron" Bayley - the result of a mispronunciation of his Christian name by the Estonian quizmaster at the 2005 European Quizzing Championships.
While dressed stylishly in suits straight from Milan topped off with a sky blue and white scarf Roberto seems unfazed by the horror of mispronunciation, one can only assume he is riding the wave of the romance some of our commentators seem to have with names of an Italian persuasion.
This was but the tip of the iceberg of mispronunciation with which theatre, both amateur and professional, is bedevilled.
Utterly ridiculous, although not as ridiculous as David Pleat's bold attempt to better his greatest ever mispronunciation of a footballer, which currently stands at Marcus DaBeasley.
My name mispronunciation legacy came back to haunt me as the other students said their names with Spanish intonations.
His capable reading adds to the tension and suspense of the plot; the occasional mispronunciation of street names in Spanish is only a brief distraction.
Also, in spite of the teacher's rendition of the word basket and her mispronunciation of "saize" for "says" she was still able to make sense of the story by using good meaning-making strategies.
Aside from some mispronunciation by a few cast members, all of the supporting players are strong.
EXPANDING on the letter by Noreen Evans ('Mispronunciation is wee-ly annoying', February 2), the incorrect pronunciation of common words seems to be on the increase.