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How to Pronounce Meme in American English

Have you ever wondered how you should pronounce this funny looking word that comes up sooooo often on social media? This short video will help you pronounce it just right !

Learn how to pronounce ‘meme’ with an American accent and improve your American English pronunciation:



Hey there! It’s Hadar and this is the Accent’s Way.

And today we have a short and sweet lesson about how to pronounce this word.

Now before I begin I want to hear from you how you think it should be pronounced

Okay, so let me hear it.

Yeah, you got it right. How did you?

No, no, wait, wait till I explained it.


All right! no, no.

Okay. So if it wasn’t clear from the discussion here that we had,

the way to pronounce this word is ‘mim’


You start with an M sound a high E as in ‘see’ and then you close it with another M.


Make sure you close your lips for the M otherwise it’s gonna sound like ‘meam’ or something

mim. It’s not ‘mem’, it’s not ‘meme’.

It’s ‘mim’.

“Do you check out the recent memes about the president”?

“Pretty funny huh”

Okay, what other words are you struggling with?

What other words are confusing for you? Let me know in the comments below

and I’ll make a video about them.

And don’t forget to write your name so I can give you a shout out in the video!

Okay, thank you so much for watching.
If you like this video there is a list of the ’50 most commonly mispronounced words’ on my website.

So click the link here or here and you can grab it.

Have a beautiful lovely day! And I will see you next week, in the next video.

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3 Responses

  1. Hi,

    Thank you for your awesome videos. Can you please make a video on the difference between short i and short e. For example, bet vs bit, lit vs let, pit vs pet, set vs sit and so on. Thank you

  2. Thanks , the words I’m struggling with are those with THR , such as : through , throughout, throughput, throw , throat …

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