mispronounce Definition

to pronounce a word or language incorrectly.

Using mispronounce: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "mispronounce" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She always mispronounces my name.

  • Example

    I often mispronounce words in French.

  • Example

    He mispronounced the word 'nuclear' as 'nucular.'

mispronounce Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for mispronounce


Summary: mispronounce in Brief

'Mispronounce' [ˌmɪs.prəˈnaʊns] is a verb that means to say a word or language incorrectly. It is often used when someone has difficulty with a particular sound or accent. For example, 'She always mispronounces my name.' 'Mispronounce' can be formalized as 'misarticulate,' and informally expressed as 'mess up.'