Definition of "pronounced" [pro•nounced]

  • Spoken; voiced. (adjective)
  • Strongly marked; distinct: walks with a pronounced limp. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pronounced" in a sentence
  • "General Valencia, he who pronounced (but two short months ago!) the high-flown and flattering speech to the president, on receiving the sword of honour, has now _pronounced_ in a very different and much clearer manner."
  • "I just hope politicians like Michele Bachman make sure they hear the word pronounced before attempting to use it."
  • "‘Adela,’ repeated Ramón, as if the name pronounced itself."