Over-pronounce



[oh-ver-pruh-nouns] /ˌoʊ vər prəˈnaʊns/

verb (used with object), overpronounced, overpronouncing.
1.
to (a word, syllable, etc.) in an exaggerated, affected, or excessively careful manner.
verb (used without object), overpronounced, overpronouncing.
2.
to or speak overcarefully, affectedly, exaggeratedly, etc.:
When he overpronounces that way, he seems to be patronizing his audience.

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