A specialist in orthoepy, especially one of a number of scholars of the 1500s and 1600s who proposed reforms of English spelling so that it would more systematically reflect pronunciation.
- someone who studies the way words are pronounced
Variant of orthoepy
- the study of pronunciation; phonology
- the standard pronunciation of a language
Origin of orthoepyModern Latin orthoepia ; from Classical Greek orthoepeia ; from orthos, right + epos, a word: see ortho- and amp; epic