from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of mispronouncing.
- n. A mispronounced word or phrase.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Wrong or improper pronunciation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of pronouncing incorrectly.
- n. A wrong or improper pronunciation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. incorrect pronunciation
Yeah a slip of the tongue and a mispronunciation is the same as Simple Sarahs blatant ignorance and observation that wars are just another way for politicians to score political points.
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
On the other hand the voicemailer who defended Dave this episode, as much as I agree with him that Dave's mispronunciation is just one of Dave's many charms, and as much as I give the voicemailer points for trying to formulate a defence for Dave, got it wrong.
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 "mariage."
If Tekon kinkurito (the title is a child's mispronunciation of the Japanese words for steel-reinforced concrete) is such a complex, bewildering experience, that may be because it's a variety of timelines being told at the same time, vying for the eye's attention.
The title refers to a mispronunciation of the last name of
But I find it hard to wrap my mind around the idea that a sentence ending with a preposition, or a "mispronunciation" of nuclear, can arouse that sort of taboo reaction, just like curse words or taking the name of the Lord in vain in appropriate cultural/religious circumstances.
He has had obvious on-air jitters, mispronouncing "mispronunciation" the first week and stutter-stepping his way through sentences as his brain and mouth worked furiously to stay in sync.
She says she suffers from the typical errors committed by Spanish-speakers whose native language is French, such as mispronunciation of 'r's and' j's.
If we're really using pronunciation as the barometer of foreign policy depth, then her 'mispronunciation' of General McKiernan as "McClellan" certainly doesn't bode well.