malapropism (Q1057682)

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use of an incorrect word in place of a word with a similar sound, resulting in a nonsensical, often humorous utterance
  • Dogberryism
  • malaprop
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malapropism
use of an incorrect word in place of a word with a similar sound, resulting in a nonsensical, often humorous utterance
  • Dogberryism
  • malaprop

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