noun Gold·wyn·ism \ˈgōldwə̇ˌnizəm\

Definition of Goldwynism



  1. :  a phrase or expression (as “include me out”) involving a grotesque use of a word — compare irish bull, malapropism

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Origin and Etymology of goldwynism

Samuel Goldwyn, born 1882 American motion-picture producer + -ism

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a brief usually trivial fact

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