Definition of malaprop
: an example of malapropism was famed for malaprops: he always said “polo bears” and “Remember Pearl Island” and “neon stockings” — Time
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Senator John Kerry in 2004 won laughs from a Democratic audience for mocking President George W. Bush’s halting speaking style and malaprops.
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First Known Use: 1814See Words from the same year
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