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malaprop definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that sounds similar [syn: malapropism, malaprop]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: Mrs. Malaprop Date: 1823 an example of malapropism <was famed for malaprops: he always said “polo bears” and “Remember Pearl Island” and “neon stockings” — Time> II. adjective or malapropian Date: 1840 using or marked by the use of malapropisms



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