Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 07/11/17 Cacoepy

Cacoepy (noun)
cacoepy [kuh-koh-uh-pee]

noun, plural cacoepies.
1. incorrect pronunciation or an instance of this; mispronunciation (opposed to orthoepy).

Also, Older Spelling, cacoëpy.

Origin: < Greek kakoépeia faulty language, equivalent to caco- caco- + epe- (stem of épos) song, word + -ia -y

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