11 Words which are pronounced different from their spelling

Hello World!!!… Happy New year to everyone…  “Did you know how the following words are pronounced. I have listed 10 words which are pronounced different from their spellings. There are several reasons for it like these words are being pronounced like this from past. Few of them are marked as wrong but they are actually not wrong, it’s the difference between how it is pronounced in US and UK and according to many people whom I have asked, india follows UK English. So lets see how many pronunciations you already knew…



Meaning- A commissioned military officer.




Meaning- A commissioned military officer or air force or marine who ranks above a lieutenant and below a brigadier general.





Meaning- A Greek sandwich / Rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turn in any direction.





Meaning- A position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it / a small concavity.





Meaning- A cultural unit that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means.





Meaning- Unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity.




Meaning- Influential German philosopher remembered for his concept of the SUPERMAN and for his rejection of Christian values; considered, along with Kierkegaard, to be a founder of existentialism.




Meaning- A Cuban cocktail made from rum, lime, sugar, mint and carbonated water.




Meaning- A relatively flat highland




Meaning- A hidden storage space (for money, provisions or weapons) / A secret store of valuables or money.




Meaning- Someone who maintains and audits business accounts.

These were the list of words according to me, you can also suggest yours. You can write us your views in the comments below.

Source of meaning of words- WordWeb App

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  • TUM

    Nice research HUM

    • HUM

      Thank u TUM 🙂

  • Vishal gharu

    Good job done !!
    Have yuh developed this on your own??

    • HUM

      Thank u so much… Yes me and my friend developed this 🙂

  • Neer

    Nice work nd really a knowledgeable things we found here good job …

  • Rohit Chauhan

    Gud work Dr keep it up n keep going