hypercorrect

adjective
hy·​per·​cor·​rect | \ˌhī-pər-kə-ˈrekt \

Definition of hypercorrect 

: of, relating to, or characterized by the production of a nonstandard linguistic form or construction on the basis of a false analogy (such as "badly" in "my eyes have gone badly")

Other Words from hypercorrect

hypercorrection \ˌhī-​pər-​kə-​ˈrek-​shən \ noun
hypercorrectly \ˌhī-​pər-​kə-​ˈrek-​(t)lē \ adverb
hypercorrectness \ˌhī-​pər-​kə-​ˈrek(t)-​nəs \ noun

First Known Use of hypercorrect

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hypercorrect was in 1922

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