How is Maleficent pronounced?
How do you pronounce Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty?
Let’s break it down. Mal—as in bad, rhymes with “pal.” Ef—as in “if.” This part is especially tricky because it looks like it’s spelled wrong and I have heard it pronounced “eff” occasionally, but “if” seems to be more common and correct.
What does Maleficent mean in English?
: working or productive of harm or evil : baleful.