from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To pronounce badly or incorrectly.
- intransitive v. To make a poor pronunciation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To pronounce (a word, phrase, etc.) incorrectly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To pronounce incorrectly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pronounce erroneously or incorrectly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. pronounce a word incorrectly
Often people in Arabic mispronounce the word Qisas as "qasas" which has a different etymology.
Just please spare us your outrage when people of the other stupid party say stupid things about your stupid candidates (or mispronounce a word).
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.
They regularly mispronounce their Js in names begriming with JO, but not elsewhere.
The thing that does bug me is when people say “Québécois” but mispronounce it.
Since I don't know any fresas, not even my kids 'friends, I have no idea whether they mispronounce English when they are SPEAKING English or not.
I was wondering if you could tell us about Mark and Kevin and I'm probably going to mispronounce the name Curole.
Under the influence of alcohol, you might mispronounce Azerbaijan as aspiration.
What are some of the funny things your kids say or mispronounce?
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