Goldwynism

noun
Gold·​wyn·​ism | \ ˈgōldwə̇ˌnizəm \
plural -s

Definition of Goldwynism

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

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History and Etymology for Goldwynism

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

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“Goldwynism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Goldwynism. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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