Most Commonly Mispronounced English Words List: 1

Most Often Mispronounced Words


Asthma
( a paroxysmal, often allergic disorder of respiration)
as-tha-maa   az-ma

Almond
(the nutlike kernel of the fruit of either of two trees)
al-mond   aa-mond



Dengue
(an infectious, eruptive fever of warm climates, usually epidemic,characterized especially by severe pains in the joints and muscles)
den-gu  den-gee

Plumber
(a person who installs and repairs piping, fixtures, appliances etc.)
plum-ber   plum-er

Debris
(the remains of anything broken down or destroyed)
deb-ris   deb-ree

Pizza
(a flat, open-faced baked pie of Italian origin)
pi-za   peet-za

Sour
(having an acid taste, resembling that of vinegar, lemon juice, etc.)
sor  sow-er

Mojito
(a cocktail made with rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint.)
mo-jee-to   mo-hee-to

Wednesday
(the fourth day of the week, following Tuesday.)
wed-nes-dey   wenz-dey

Epitome
(a standard, typical or perfect example)
epi-toe-m   epi-tumi

Subtract
(to withdraw or take away, as a part from a whole)
sub-stract   sub-tract

Entrepreneur
(a person who organizes and manages any enterprise)
enter-pren-yor    ahn-truh-pruh-nur

Video
(a program, movie, or other visual media product)
wee-diyo  vid-ee-oh

Breakfast
(the first meal of the day)
break-fast  break-fust

Lingerie
(underwear and sleepwear worn by women.)
lin-guh-ri✖  lan-zhuh-ree