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  • as inslur
  • as inlisp

synonyms for mispronounce

  • garble
  • miss
  • skip
  • stutter
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antonyms for mispronounce

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  • compliment
  • enunciate
  • flatter
  • praise
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    How to use mispronounce in a sentence

    While it’s a name that many mispronounce, it’s also one that’s rapidly rising in the comedy charts.
    18 COMICS OF TOMORROWSOHINI DAS GUPTAAUGUST 1, 2021OZY
    Smith also deliberately mispronounced the names of several Nigerian men’s basketball players on Monday’s episode following the national team’s exhibition upset of Team USA, for which he also apologized Tuesday.
    AFTER STEPHEN A. SMITH’S RANT ABOUT SHOHEI OHTANI, HIS ESPN CO-WORKERS LED THE PUSHBACKBEN STRAUSSJULY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    When people slightly mispronounce words, our minds auto-correct and we hear the word pronounced correctly.
    THIS VISION EXPERIMENT RESOLVED A CENTURIES-OLD PHILOSOPHICAL DEBATE - FACTS SO ROMANTICJIM DAVIESAUGUST 14, 2020NAUTILUS
    He’s also repeatedly stressed his “conservative Tennessee values” as a native son of the state and introduced a dark racial undertone to the race by consistently mispronouncing Sethi’s last name as “Set-ee” instead of “Seth-ee.”
    WHAT TO WATCH FOR IN TENNESSEE’S PRIMARYGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)AUGUST 6, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    To mispronounce a word because it is misspelt is only indirectly an error of orthoepy.
    THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
    There were two lines in it which I am going to mispronounce; but you are not Scotch, so I don't care for you, uncle, darling.
    LOVE ME LITTLE, LOVE ME LONGCHARLES READE
    They acquire a number of new words, which they do not understand and which they persistently mispronounce.
    A BOOK OF THE WEST. VOLUME I DEVONS. BARING-GOULD
    It is common to hear English-speakers mispronounce the words Buddha and Buddhism.
    BUDDHISM, IN ITS CONNEXION WITH BRAHMANISM AND HINDUISM, AND IN ITS CONTRAST WITH CHRISTIANITYSIR MONIER MONIER-WILLIAMS
    As if that were not wild enough, they mispronounce it atrociously.
    RUGGLES OF RED GAPHARRY LEON WILSON
    Mother says I mispronounce awfully, and it's because I read so much to myself.
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    WORDS RELATED TO MISPRONOUNCE

    • mispronounce
    • sputter
    • stutter
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