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  • adjective linguistics Resulting from the misapplication of foreign reading rules, such as dropping the ‘t’ in claret.

Etymologies

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1933 hyper-foreign, 1983 hyperforeign. From hyper- +‎ foreign. Compare hypercorrect/hypercorrection.

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