malapropism

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malapropism /ˈmæləˌprɑːpˌɪzəm/ noun
plural malapropisms
malapropism
/ˈmæləˌprɑːpˌɪzəm/
noun
plural malapropisms
Learner's definition of MALAPROPISM
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: an amusing error that occurs when a person mistakenly uses a word that sounds like another word but that has a very different meaning
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