Definition of Mispronounces

1. Verb. (third-person singular of mispronounce) ¹



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Definition of Mispronounces

1. mispronounce [v] - See also: mispronounce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mispronounces

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

Literary usage of Mispronounces

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1. The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal of Education by Ohio State Teachers Association (1880)
"Ridpath is that although we say he mispronounces ten out of the twelve words named he gives the whole twelve in the list of mispronunciations. ..."

2. Living French: A New Course in Reading, Writing, and Speaking the French by Richard Thayer Holbrook (1917)
"If you have ever observed how a stutterer mispronounces his continuants and explosives (or ' plosives'), you should now understand how he mispronounces, ..."

3. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller, John Albert Macy, Annie Sullivan (1905)
"She sometimes mispronounces as she reads aloud and comes on a word which she happens never to have uttered, though she may have written it many times. ..."

4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1897)
"Check off those the child mispronounces and then begin systematic work in teaching correct and clear enunciation. A little girl whom I tested in this way ..."

5. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1888)
"The family feared at first that even this would be too much for me; but as my dear Frank skips all the words he does n't know, and mispronounces many he ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1818)
"The merest savage mocks at the stranger who mispronounces his household words. The Greenlanders are critical observers of the purity of their language. ..."

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